This class was tough.
The course offers a great insight into the journalism world as it is today. It teaches how to deal with the industry in the face of modernity as opposed to traditional textbook journalism.
An in-depth knowledge of the real world of a practicing journalist. On the job training in visits to various media outlets. How to deal with challenges that arise while on the job e.g uncooperative interview subjects, Overbearing subjects who press you to divert from objectivity, and making innovative solutions when equipment lets you down while at work.
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Advice for students:
This is a very hands-on course. To get the maximum out of it, consider the following tips: - Take the course when you do not have many other courses in your study year -Come to this one with an open mind. A lot of what you may have read in some books will be disproven here -Be ready to work beyond class hours to get the most out of this course - you will need to sacrifice financially too for unforeseen challenges