JOUR2096 Advanced News and Feature Writing (English) (3 units)
- JOUR2085 Introduction to English News Reporting and Writing
This course builds on the first professional English news writing course and aims to provide advanced skills in the principles and techniques of finding, gathering and presenting information in English for news and feature writing and reporting. Students are also introduced to specialized reporting and covering beats, with special attention paid to the local context to establish the knowledge required for the journalism profession in Hong Kong and the skills needed to localize an international issue. Students are also introduced to more complex forms of news writing including longform stories. The course is designed to provide information and support for students in their concurrent work in their Journalism Laboratory reporting work, as well as to help prepare students for their internships and honours projects.
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