AMMREN Short Courses

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AMMREN Short Courses
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11 September 2019


8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Noguchi Medical Research Institute

  • Advanced Journalistic Writing and Editing

The course is hands-on and prepares participants for advanced reporting and editing. It covers salient areas including copy selection, tasting the copy, assessing the news value of information, writing a great feature or hard news report. This course provides skills in good editorial writing.


Key areas:

  • Journalistic writing
  • Editing
  • Steps in the editing process
  • Editing symbols
  • Style sheet/Book
  • Headlines and captions
  • Proof reading


Expected Outcome

  • Participants acquire skills in advanced journalism and editing
  • Participants develop skills to groom young journalists into editors
  • Participants able to publish magazines and other publications.


Target Groups

  • Journalists
  • Public Relations Officers
  • Graduates of media studies
  • Government and Private Sector Employees
  • Individuals interested in improving writing skills

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