Course Description

Getting Started in Journalism & Understanding Mainstream Media



Getting Started in Journalism & Understanding Mainstream Media is a course run by Marino College, Dublin. It is a 'Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online' course with a duration of 10 weeks. Getting Started in Journalism & Understanding Mainstream Media gives a Course Qualification of CPD. For more information about Getting Started in Journalism & Understanding Mainstream Media at Marino College, please review the details below.

Getting Started in Journalism & Understanding Mainstream Media

 

Course overview

This course is open to all adult members of the public. It is an entry level journalism course and aimed at those with no or limited journalism experience.

 

Participants on the course will learn how to get behind the headlines and controversies of the mainstream media to write the truth in a concise and readable manner.

 

Course duration

This is 10-week part-time evening course. It takes place every Monday evening from 8-9:30.

 

Course aims

By the end of this course students will be able to:

  • Write an article for a local/national newspaper or online publication
  • Understand the essential requirements to write and publish an effective article
  • Adhere to professional journalistic standards

 

Course subjects

The following areas will be covered on this course:

  • Selecting, researching and writing an article
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Using Word Press – laptop not essential
  • Media Analysis
  • Guide to media law (basic introductory)

 

Assessment

There is no formal assessment on this course. Students will be given constructive feedback throughout this course on their ability to:

 

  • Select, research and write an article
  • Adhere to professional journalistic standards

Tutor : Peter Kearney –  Freelance Journalist

 

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Training ProviderMarino College
Course LocationFairview, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 3
Course TypeBlended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course QualificationCPD
Course Start Date20th January 2020
Course End Date21st April 2020
Course Duration10 weeks
Course TimeMonday: 8.00pm-9.30pm
Course Fee€90
Entry RequirementsThis is an entry level journalism course and aimed at those with no or limited journalism experience and is open to all.
Phone01 8332100
Course Code17
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14-20 Marino Mart, Fairview, Fairview, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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