About this Specialization

This Specialization will develop and enhance your understanding of the global field of journalism. You'll learn best practices and ethical standards for newsgathering processes and compiling a news report through hands-on projects, peer-to-peer feedback, and issue exploration. You will also study journalism's impact on societal issues and trends, plus explore career opportunities in newspapers, magazine, social media, Internet multimedia, television, radio, corporate and community journalism. The final Capstone project will guide you through the journalistic portfolio process, where you will conceptualize, report and complete a professional-quality news report.
Learner Career Outcomes
50%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
20%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
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Beginner Level
Approximately 6 months to complete
Suggested pace of 3 hours/week
English
Learner Career Outcomes
50%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
20%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Beginner Level
Approximately 6 months to complete
Suggested pace of 3 hours/week
English

There are 5 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

What is news?

4.7
stars
920 ratings
266 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Gathering and Developing the News

4.7
stars
410 ratings
93 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Effectively delivering the news to your audience

4.8
stars
255 ratings
52 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Journalism, the future, and you!

4.8
stars
284 ratings
90 reviews

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Michigan State University

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