JOUR 1122: Journalism Research Techniques

« Back to Course Listing

Course Format Lecture 1.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 1.0 h
Credits 1.5

Course Description

Students get a practical introduction to basic journalism research skills: how to find people and how to find information on people, governments, businesses and charities. They learn advanced interviewing skills and how to spot false information. Students conceptualize an investigative project using tools such as freedom of information requests and database analysis, which will be used as a foundation for further study in advanced research techniques and investigative journalism.

Students will receive credit for only one of JOUR 1120 and 1122.

Priority registration in this course is offered to students enrolled in the Diploma or Certificate in Journalism.

Course Attributes (New Window)

Check course schedule availability » Check if this course is Transferable »
Check Bookstore for required textbooks »

Course Outline