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Gathering and Developing the News Training Course Outline

 

Module 1: Getting Started with News Gathering

  • Introduction
  • Sources of News
  • Principles of Reporting
  • Process of News Gathering
  • Importance of News Gathering in Communication

Module 2: Challenges of News Gathering

  • Regulation
  • Non-Participants
  • Video Standards
  • Rapid Response
  • Artistry

Module 3: Approaches of Gathering News

  • Observation
  • Telephone Conversations
  • Research
  • Interview

Module 4: Types of News Source

  • News Agencies
  • Wire Copies
  • Reporters
  • Individual Sources
  • Bureau Reports
  • Online Sources and Social Media Platforms

Module 5: Tips to Develop News Story

  • Choose a Recent, Newsworthy Event or Topic
  • Conduct Timely, in-Person Interviews with Witnesses
  • Establish the ‘Four Main Ws’
  • Construct Piece
  • Insert Quotations
  • Research Additional Facts and Figures
  • Read Article Out Loud Before Publication

Module 6: New Tools for News Gathering

  • Twitter Lists
  • Tweetdeck
  • Geolocation
  • Facebook
  • Instagram

Module 7: Qualities of a Good News Story

  • Information
  • Significance
  • Focus
  • Context
  • Faces
  • Form and Voice

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Who should attend this Gathering and Developing the News Training Course?

The Gathering and Developing the News Course is designed for individuals in journalism, media, and communication roles who are responsible for sourcing, researching, and creating news content. The following professionals can greatly benefit from attending this course:

  • Journalists
  • News Editors
  • Reporters
  • Content Creators
  • Media Researchers
  • Communication Professionals
  • Public Relations Specialists

Prerequisites of the Gathering and Developing the News Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites to attend this Gathering and Developing the News Course.

Gathering and Developing the News Training ​Course Overview

The process of researching news items, particularly those getting broadcasted on television or published in print media or newspaper, is known as newsgathering. It consists of reporters, planning editors, camera operators, assignment editors, field producers, and the news executives in charge of output. The main purpose of the news is to inform and educate its readers, listeners, or viewers. Journalism relies on several elements such as newsgathering, interviewing sources, researching, and finding as much information as possible. Pursuing this training course will help learners gain the skills necessary to gather and communicate effective news reports and enhance their career opportunities in the vast field of media and journalism.

In this 1-day Gathering and Developing the News training course, delegates will learn how to find information, enhance interview skills, and process information from various sources for publication. During this training, delegates will learn various concepts such as introduction, sources of news, principles of reporting, news gathering, challenges, tips to develop news stories, social media platforms, the importance of news gathering in communication, etc. Our experienced instructor with years of experience providing interactive training courses will teach this course and help learners understand the uses of processes and tools for newsgathering.

They will also cover various topics such as:

  • Introduction
  • Sources of news
  • Challenges of news gathering
  • Tips for developing news story
  • Process of news gathering

At the end of this training, delegates will be able to use various tools and techniques for gathering news information from different sources efficiently. They will also be able to understand the importance of news gathering in communication.

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What’s included in this Gathering and Developing the News Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Gathering And Developing the News Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Gathering And Developing The News Training | Personal Development in Canterbury FAQs

Newsgathering is the process of researching news items, especially ones that will be broadcast on television or printed in a newspaper.
There are no formal prerequisites for attending this Gathering and Developing the News training course.
This training course is ideal for anyone who wants to enhance their knowledge and skills in gathering and developing the news effectively.
Timeliness, human interest, proximity, prominence, consequence, conflicts are the elements of newsgathering.
These four methods are used in newsgathering: observation, conversation, interviews, and research.
It helps to enrich your knowledge, lets you stay connected with the world, strengthens your language skills and enhances your vocabulary, assists in becoming part of a larger conversation, get informed about the latest discoveries and innovations are the benefits of news.
In this Gathering and Developing the News training course, you will learn various concepts such as introduction, sources of news, principles of reporting, the process of news gathering, challenges, tips to develop news stories, social media platforms, the importance of news gathering in communication, etc.
The training fees for Gathering and Developing the News Training certification in Canterbury starts from £995
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