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JOURN X 469.3
A thorough foundation in broadcast news journalism, from reporting to writing to presentation, this course covers how different types of stories fit into the context of a newscast; and broadcast standards and ethics.
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JOURN X 465.5
Learn to identify stories, target particular outlets, shape pitches and write stories designed for various media entities.
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JOURN X 417
Advanced Journalism Certificate students acquire real-world experience while earning academic credit. For more information about prerequisites and the application process, email journalism@uclaextension.edu.
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JOURN X 462
For journalists, media lawyers, paralegals and other communications professionals, this course analyzes the rights and responsibilities of the media.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: April 1, 2024
JOURN X 457.2
Discover what makes opinion writing--editorials, columns and commentaries--stimulating, memorable, provocative and persuasive.    
Format: In-Person
Next Start Date: April 4, 2024
JOURN X 440.1
An introduction to multiple topics in journalism, including news judgment, analysis and ethics, as well as basic best practices of writing, research and reporting. 
Format: Online
Next Start Date: April 1, 2024
JOURN X 440.2
Build on the skills, discussion, and analysis from Reporting and Writing I to take a more hands-on approach to various styles of journalism.
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JOURN X 440.3
This signature course culminates the learnings of Reporting and Writing I and II into a comprehensive look at what it means to work in media today and the possibilities and realities of the industry.  
Format: In-Person
Next Start Date: April 2, 2024
JOURN X 428
Study elements of TV journalism, concentrating on news gathering and how to cover an on-the-spot news story with cameras.
Format: In-Person
Next Start Date: April 3, 2024
JOURN X 439
This course develops the research, interviewing, analysis, and writing skills necessary to generate the data, anecdotes, and character details necessary to tell compelling stories.
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