Global Muckraking: Investigative Journalism and Global Media
Learn how brave journalists can rock the world by exposing corruption and human rights and labor abuses.
Using examples of investigative and crusading journalism from Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe, this course will help you understand how raising public awareness can create political and social change.
This course is a fast-paced introduction to global muckraking, past and present, and includes penetrating interviews with historians and investigative journalists.
Join us to discover the vital role that journalism has played in fighting injustice and wrongdoing over the last 100 years and delve into the current trends reshaping investigative reporting in the digital age.
What you’ll learn:
How journalists can act as government and corporate watchdogs
The hard and soft pressures on investigative journalism
Stories of prominent reporters uncovering injustice from the late 19th century to today
Trends in media innovation
Start Date: January 18, 2017
End Date: March 8, 2017
Certificate Date: March 10, 2017
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