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MPJO-795 Investigative Reporting
Spring for 2010-2011
Susanne Reber & Robert Benincasa
Students will learn the essential elements of investigative reporting through a combination of lectures, readings and hands-on project work. Students will experience a team approach to investigative reporting, from story concept to field reporting, research, writing and editing. The class will also explore the role of data in investigative work, including a basic foundation in computer-assisted reporting, data visualization and mapping. Ethics and legal aspects of investigative reporting will help form the framework of class discussions, and will complement material in the required Media Law class.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: Permission from associate dean required. Must take MPJO-793 Media Law for Journalists concurrently.

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