Online course in journalism basics open [Worldwide]

Posted on Jun 13, 2019 in Journalism Basics

Anyone can register for this online course.

Michigan State University offers the course "Become a journalist: report the news!" through Coursera.

This five-unit course is self-paced and can be taken at any time. It has subtitles in English, Greek and Arabic.

Participants will learn best practices and ethical standards for newsgathering processes. Topics include journalism's impact on societal issues and trends, career opportunities, the journalistic portfolio and more.

Registration is ongoing. After the seven-day, free trial, the cost is US$49 per month. Financial aid and scholarships are available.