Course Summary: The course will introduce the concept of development journalism and reflect on its history and its use in different scenarios. Difference between development and non-development journalism will be discussed. Real-life case studies will be used to illustrate how development journalism can be used as a tool for sharing development experiences, writing about issues of development.
The final module offers a collection of useful online tools, international platforms, and funding opportunities for aspiring development journalists.
Learning Materials: Reading, online lectures, case studies, and third-party videos. All materials will be in English
Assessment: Successful completion of module quizzes and very short questions
Targeted Audience/Best suited for: BA and MA level students or professionals with an interest in development journalism or community media