Journalism for Social Change

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Amid striking polarization, the rise of fake news and the degraded state of the mainstream media, producing trustworthy journalism is more important than ever. Through this class, Journalism for Social Change (J4SC), you will learn the practice of solution based journalism, wherein stories give equal weight to problems and their solutions.

The goal of this online course is two-fold: 1) to teach you how to use journalism and media as an implement of social change; and 2) to have you become effective change agents yourselves.

Throughout the course, you will view examples of outstanding solution-based journalism. The majority of these stories focus on vulnerable children. The umbrella of children allows us to explore the broad, but deeply interwoven issues affecting all vulnerable peoples.

J4SC provide you with a platform to research, report on, and write about the policy and justice issues that fuel your own interests and pass...

Amid striking polarization, the rise of fake news and the degraded state of the mainstream media, producing trustworthy journalism is more important than ever. Through this class, Journalism for Social Change (J4SC), you will learn the practice of solution based journalism, wherein stories give equal weight to problems and their solutions.

The goal of this online course is two-fold: 1) to teach you how to use journalism and media as an implement of social change; and 2) to have you become effective change agents yourselves.

Throughout the course, you will view examples of outstanding solution-based journalism. The majority of these stories focus on vulnerable children. The umbrella of children allows us to explore the broad, but deeply interwoven issues affecting all vulnerable peoples.

J4SC provide you with a platform to research, report on, and write about the policy and justice issues that fuel your own interests and passions, whether that involves immigration crises, criminal justice, women’s rights, child exploitation, or poverty. Student work will be published throughout the semester and have a direct, immediate impact.

Through precise, rigorous reporting and policy analysis, students will substantively contribute to public discourse, and by virtue of that contribution, drive political will toward positive policy solutions to the myriad social issues that vulnerable peoples across this globe face.

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8/10 starsTaking Now
1 year, 3 months ago
Journalism should help people by allowing them to form opinions neutrally. Unfortunately, the power of selecting, phrasing and framing information, which journalism entails, has lead to the temptation of exploiting it for the personal agendas of journalists. This course sets out with absolutely the wrong goal in mind and is a shame for edx and Berkeley.
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Journalism should help people by allowing them to form opinions neutrally. Unfortunately, the power of selecting, phrasing and framing information, which journalism entails, has lead to the temptation of exploiting it for the personal agendas of journalists. This course sets out with absolutely the wrong goal in mind and is a shame for edx and Berkeley.
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1 year, 6 months ago
Journalism should help people by allowing them to form opinions neutrally. Unfortunately, the power of selecting, phrasing and framing information, which journalism entails, has lead to the temptation of exploiting it for the personal agendas of journalists. This course sets out with absolutely the wrong goal in mind and is a shame for edx and Berkeley.
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1 year, 8 months ago
Helloo journalism influence on culture has found extensive attention in the cultural studies literature, cultural and societal influences on journalism have been far less researched.
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10/10 starsTaking Now
2 years, 4 months ago
اتمنى تعطوني شهادن مجانيه او حد يبرع عني بقيمة الرسوم لاني احب التعليم ومشترك بمعظم جامعات ومنصات التالم تكون دعما منكم للفقير
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8/10 starsTaking Now
3 years, 5 months ago
I will serve my professional needs and as a trainer it is an added advantage. it will further enhance my professional reportage as an agenda setter for public discuss and dialogue.
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