CMN302 Investigative and Data Journalism

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CMN302 Investigative and Data Journalism


This course provides a detailed exploration of the research and reporting practices for in depth investigative reporting. It canvasses major database sources, contemporary case studies, key institutions, and legal framework in this field. It focuses on the internet and statistics to expand the information that a journalist or researcher can employ to increase the depth and efficiency of their reporting and writing. You will learn to use software to extract meanings from raw data which might not have been evident otherwise, and how to find and access relevant, accurate information online.

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CMN130 and CMN235 and CMN240 or enrolled in Program AR505, Ar541, AR605, AR641, AR643 or AR841
CMN214 or CMN514
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  • Sippy Downs: Semester 1
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Course outline

CMN302 Course Outline Semester 1, 2017 (PDF 188KB) Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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