Entrepreneurial Journalism

Course Details

This course has students plan and develop interactive media journalism projects. The purpose is to prepare them to launch their own news products and businesses or develop such products for a media company, as they take a leadership role in reinvigorating journalism. The news project may involve reporting by professionals or citizens; it may involve packaging and editing; it may involve interactivity. Students will research the market need and competition. They will develop a compelling product description, draw up a simple business plan, assemble a prototype and present it to a jury of professionals.