Introduction to Investigative Journalism
This course covers the basics of investigative journalism and dealing with producing a report using investigation techniques and using sources
In today’s world, coincidence is becoming less and less probable. Seemingly unconnected events are often representative of patterns that should be unearthed and uncovered.
Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalists **ARIJ** launches its first MOOC on investigative journalism, inspired from their own and first Arabic Guide to Investigative Journalism.
This course will cover the tools and methodologies used to objectively unearth facts and create positive change for the greater good.
**This course is brought to you by:**
Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism **ARIJ**
Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) is the first and leading media organization in the region dedicated to promoting investigative journalism in Arab newsrooms, still a new practice.
The Amman-based ARIJ was formed in early 2005 to support independent quality professional journalism, through funding in-depth journalism projects, and offering training and media coaching. ARIJ helps journalists working in print, radio, TV and on-line media in Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Iraq, Bahrain, Palestine, Yemen and Tunisia.
What you’ll learn
An introduction to investigative journalism, its methodologies and differences from traditional journalism
The use of hypotheses to drive investigative journalism efforts
How to find sources and push them to disclose information for an investigative report
How to deal with the challenges, danger and emotional burdens of being an investigative journalist
Journalism ethics and integrity