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  • A day in the life of the 21st Century Newsroom

    A day in the life of the 21st Century Newsroom

    08:00 -16:00
    10-04-18-11-04-18

    No additional detail for this event.

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  • Media & Election Reporting, Local, Provincial & National Elections

    Media & Election Reporting, Local, Provincial & National Elections

    08:00 -16:00
    23-04-18-24-04-18

    No additional detail for this event.

  • Journos Writers Gym

    Journos Writers Gym

    08:00 -16:00
    23-04-18-25-04-18

    Journos Writers Gym 
    Do your writing muscles need a good workout?
    Like any exercise, writing requires a good understanding of the basics; how to construct sentences, paragraphs, and build articles in order to tell compelling stories.
    Review the basics and ensure you produce excellent clean copy every time!

    Journalists will learn:
    • Adapting your style for different purposes, from hard news to opinion pieces;
    • Structuring a story with tight story lines and great flow;
    • Deciding what information to collect;
    • Indentifying and interviewing sources;
    • Taking notes during interviews and press conferences;
    • Composing gripping openers;
    • Writing narratives to keep audience attention;
    • Ending on a high note;
    • Including additional information and graphical elements;
    • Meeting your deadlines and when to stop writing;
    • Rewriting and proofing your own work;
    • Repurposing copy for digital platforms and hyperlinking; and,
    • Giving each story greater reach through social media.
    This comprehensive, interactive course will refresh you on the basics and have you writing tight, entertaining stories that speak to your audience.

    • Understand how to use the new tools and techniques

    That adds depth and credibility to election coverage.

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