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About the Course

Welcome to English for Journalism, a course created by the University of Pennsylvania, and funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs. To enroll in this course for free, click on “Enroll now” and then select "Full Course. No certificate." This course is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in developing the skills needed for a career in modern journalism. In this course, you will explore print and digital media through authentic readings and video lectures, while expanding your vocabulary and increasing your ability to read, research, and develop local and global news stories. Unit 1 will provide an introduction to the history and principles of journalism. In unit 2, you will learn how to research, pitch, and interview. The next unit in the course will focus on the language needed to write newspaper and magazine articles, while unit 4 will cover the basics of broadcasting the news. In the final unit of the course, you will analyze the growth, impact, and challenges of digital news, while completing a reflection assignment that allows you to think about and discuss the recent changes to the field of journalism. Unless otherwise noted, all course materials are available for re-use, repurposing and free distribution under a Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution license. Supplemental reading materials were provided by Newsela, which publishes daily news articles at a level that's just right for each English language learner....

Top reviews

CS
Jul 12, 2020

I'm grateful for this course because I've gained different essential skills especially about journalism. Thank you Coursera and University of Pennsylvania for this great and unforgettable opportunity.

MA
Feb 18, 2020

I have found this course quite informative about the knowhow of journalism. Now I've come to know the principles of journalism and what are the skills needed for writing or broadcasting news stories.

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By Thu T V

Feb 19, 2017

Great course!

By Derek h

Jun 29, 2020

very helpful

By khulankhosbayar

Dec 10, 2019

great course

By Nicolás R A

May 31, 2017

muy completo

By Byron G D

Sep 22, 2016

it was great

By SK M S I

Sep 9, 2016

Great Course

By Holovko N

Jun 4, 2020

It is great

By María J P

May 18, 2018

Excellent!!

By Yolaxys

Feb 3, 2018

exceptional

By Mohammed B

Sep 14, 2017

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By Eduardo M R

May 27, 2017

¡Increíble!

By Ammar G M K

Dec 8, 2016

nice course

By Sergio S S

Jul 9, 2020

Excellent!

By Johnrey L P

Feb 18, 2020

Excellent!

By Paolo G

Feb 11, 2020

Well done!

By Alejandra S

Jun 29, 2018

Excellent!

By sarita l

Mar 25, 2018

great work

By Anna Z

Mar 26, 2017

Very good!

By Mónica F L

Aug 27, 2016

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Jun 4, 2020

great job

By Salome

Apr 15, 2020

The best!

By loujain i s

Dec 19, 2019

very nice

By Margarito Z

Jul 18, 2019

Excelente

By Alfa I

Jul 5, 2018

very good

By Eduardo M

Dec 1, 2017

Congrats!