JOUR2096 Advanced News and Feature Writing (English) (3 units)
- JOUR2085 English News Reporting and Writing
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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 producing news and features in English. 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 reporting on Hong Kong for an international audience. Students are also introduced to more complex forms of news writing, including longform stories, and how to use digital tools to report on a breaking story. The course is designed to provide information and support for students in their concurrent work in The Young Reporter practicum as well as to help prepare students for their internships and honours projects.
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