• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 1 month
    Duration

About

This What is News Course offered by Coursera in partnership with Michigan State University will guide you through the basic elements of professional journalism and the news values and ethics of covering real-world issues and events. 

The overview and examples of the types of news coverage helps introduce the different types of journalism, such as social media, multimedia, print, visual and broadcast, and how professional journalists effectively use each format.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
    • Duration description
      • Approx. 13 hours to complete
      • Suggested: 3 hours/week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Welcome to the Michigan State School of Journalism!
  • Earning and keeping trust
  • Connecting with audiences and communities
  • Forms of journalism and their purposes
  • Journalism happens in interesting ways

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

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