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7 Videos (53m)
    • Welcome to New Writing!

    • News Values

    • Structure of a News Story

    • Journalistic Conventions: Style

    • Journalistic Conventions: Ethics

    • Putting It All Together

    • Applying News Writing Skills to Your Work


About This Class

If you are a writer or aspire to be one, news writing is a great way to get started. In this class, we'll go over the basics of news writing and journalistic conventions. We'll also discuss how these techniques can help you with all kinds of writing work. 


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I've never taken a class in journalism, but have recently landed an opportunity to write for a local news site. This class provided the perfect, short and sweet, introduction I needed to get started!
Very instructive introduction to news creation. The course is well structured, practical. The information is presented clearly.
I needed a brush up, and this class provided that in a clear, concise and engaging manner. Thanks for this!





Nadia Eldemerdash

Writer, editor, and blogger

I am a professional writer, editor, and blogger. I work as a consultant on matters of public relations, content marketing, and social media management, helping agencies and clients in every industry create compelling content that establishes brands as industry leaders and streamlines the customer pipeline.

As a writer, I've written pieces on everything from politics and current events to lifestyle and entertainment, for publications such as The Tempest, where I am an editor, Broad Stre...

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