Professional Journalism Foundation
What you'll learn
- Essential rules of journalism
- Element of good journalism
- Journalism ethics and standard
- Five tips to becoming a successful journalist
- Five tips for reporters entering the digital journalism world
- Journalism skills every modern journalist need to have
- Tips for engaging with the media
- A journalist guide to cognitive bias
- Digging deep: strategies for investigation
- The path of a journalist
- History of journalism
- Types of journalism
- No requirement
The journalism professional has play a very important role for ages, their contribution to economic development of any nation is so much in this current dispensation, they play a very critical role on the executives to ensure that governance in any country is being follow as lay down by the constitution of that country. journalism can simply be define as the production and distribution of reports and information on the interaction of events, facts, ideas, and people that are the news of the day and that aid in informing the society or community some level or degree. We all agree in principle that journalism use specific methods in gathering information with variety of media such as television, print media, radio, internet etc. Journalist produce information in the nation that help the citizens to make informed choices especially when it come to choosing a leader of a nation its the information that is available that will be used to help the citizen choose from many candidates. Journalism also help in exposing the wrongs and ills of society so that we can all live in peace as a unify people with a common aim of developing our own country. Let not also forget that in this modern times many journalist ignore their journalism ethics and standards and conduct themselves any how by even taking bribe to twist the information or hide behind one political group that he support and give wrong information about others.
Every journalist must remember that no matter what, their first obligation is to the truth, and they should only be loyal to the citizens as well as ensuring that the information they put out there, is well verified so that they will not destroy meaningful citizens reputation for their individual gains.The digital revolution has drastically change the shape and style of journalism a little, but l must say that technology is a great compliment to journalism. Good journalist have exceptional writing skills, and possess great questioning skills.
Who this course is for:
- Journalist, media practitioners, communication expert, public relation officers, broadcasters, presenters,media host, radio and television stations, media directors, government agencies, media owners, media consultant, managers, everybody companies, business men, everybody etc.
My education is centered on business and marketing, I have studied with Chartered Institute of Marketing ( C.I.M-UK) from certificate in marketing, advance certificate in marketing to post graduate diploma in marketing. I proceeded to do master of business administration from central university graduate business school.
I have eighteen years of practical working experience with reputable organisations. The names of these previous organisations I have worked with are Central university Lecturer, Platinum Impex limited, Regional sales/marketing officer, sales/marketing executive, Laine Services Limited. Strict marketing research services chief executive officer/consultant,etc. Iam currently self employed, working as chief executive officer/ consultant of Strict Consult.
I believe in ardent entrepreneurship and always prepare to help business start-up voluntary. In this twenty first century, the customer is king, and every business or student need to understand the customer centric regime. you need the right education and training to understand the customer and deliver to his satisfaction. If you satisfy the customer consistently he will pay your organisation with his loyalty.