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Advanced Reporting on Latino Communities / Reportaje Avanzado sobre Comunidades Latinas

Course Details

This is an advanced, multimedia reporting course with a strong focus on community engagement in neighborhoods with significant Latino populations. Students work on stories at an advanced journalistic level, developing strong reporting and narrative skills. They learn a variety of reporting techniques, including traditional reporting methods and community engagement and listening methods, and put them into practice in weekly exercises and assignments. Students work in teams to produce a final in-depth project. This class requires reading classics of journalism in Spanish, with a strong focus on Latino life in the U.S. Through their reporting, readings, conversations with key guest speakers and class discussions students get a deeper understanding of the history and current reality of the diverse and complex Latino population.