Intro to International Reporting

Course Details

This course will introduce students to the basic tenets of international reporting. How is it similar to and different from local or national reporting? Students will cover the United Nations; do stories about U.S. foreign policy, diplomacy, and global economic and health issues. They will also learn to report international issues from the bottom up, through coverage of immigrants and refugees here in New York. The course will review war coverage, coverage of the military, press censorship and repression worldwide, and the emergence of the web in international coverage.