Reporting for Diverse Communities

Course Code: JRNL 129

Academic Year: 2021-2022

This course is designed to prepare students with basic interviewing and chase skills to conduct a wide range of interviews in a variety of circumstances and conditions. It places a great deal of emphasis on understanding bias and racism. Students will discuss issues of systemic racism in Canadian media and learn about lack of representation and its impact on many communities. They will learn to frame questions and shape an interview and students will explore the dynamics of the interview, ethical and legal requirements and the importance of preparation.