Journalism Internships in India | Journalism Internship


Course Description

This course is your guide to becoming a journalist in today's fast-paced digital media landscape. The course covers the foundations of journalism and what it takes to become a good storyteller. It will enable you with what is needed to become a journalist or reporter irrespective of your background. Quality journalism is about patience, practice and a thorough understanding of storytelling.

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What You Will Learn

Journalism and Communication

Reporting and Editing

Writing for different media


Media Laws, Ethics and Research

Watch our "5 min Quick Introduction"


Curriculum

  • What is communication?
  • Types of communication: interpersonal, intrapersonal, group, and mass.
  • Theories of communication: models of communication, channels of communication, the significance of an audience, effective communication.
  • What is the importance of communication?
  • Communication and change/society
  • A brief history of journalism in the world & India
  • British and American journalism
  • Advent of printing
  • Growth of press in India- English and Indian languages
  • British censorship of the press in India (pre-independence)
  • Press in the freedom struggle
  • Press during the Emergency
  • Newsrooms
  • Types of news
  • Sources of news
  • Crediting and protecting sources
  • Who is a reporter?
  • Qualities of a good reporter
  • Inverted triangle form of writing
  • News leads
  • Newspaper beats- crime, human interest, politics, society, sports
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Editing and the Editorial desk
  • Layout and anatomy of a newspaper
  • Principles of writing- structure, grammar, punctuation, contextual/connotative meaning
  • Types of publications- magazines, newspapers, journals
  • Newspapers: Editorials, features, news stories
  • Magazines: cover story, interviews, opinion pieces
  • Writing in-depth: Investigative and research stories
  • Writing for online media: blogs, e-portals, websites
  • Photo novels
  • Shrinking attention spans of internet users
  • Writing for print vs writing online
  • Need for laws
  • Press laws in India and the world
  • Press freedoms as guaranteed by the constitution
  • Dangers of Defamation (criminal/civil)
  • Media Ethics, Press Council of India
  • Case studies
  • Media issues: state-owned media vs private media, political pressure, press credibility
  • Researching for media: methods, collection of data, interpreting data

What you will get

Guaranteed Internship

  • Internship letter from Verzeo

  • Guaranteed Internship offers from tied up companies
Certified Professionals

  • Opportunity to be taught by Certified Professionals.

  • Opportunity to work on Major and Minor Projects mentored by these Corporate Trainers.
Projects

  • Gaining access to exclusive course content, etc., as part of the course.
  • Total of 2 projects, one major and one minor will be completed by the students under Mentor supervision.
Case Studies and Applications

  • Apply the Journalism Theory and Practical concepts to identify issues worth of news and apply the same concepts to report, edit as well as learn safest media practices.


Online Classroom

₹6,000


  1. Online Portal

  2. Mentorship & Placement Moblizer

  3. Access to Webinars

  4. Projects & Guranteed Internships

  5. Certification from Industry Parrtners




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