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JRN 440: The Literature of Fact

This seminar encourages the integration of digital storytelling tools--audio, video, still images, graphical material--with journalism's foundational skills of rigorous observation, analysis, and writing. The course explores the forces of vision and voice in non-fiction, the tensions between reporting the story and telling it, and how the best writers bring them into harmony.

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Borderland: Reporting on the front lines of history in Greece

In June and July 2017,  students traveled to Athens and the island of Lesbos, notebooks and cameras in hand, to serve as eyewitnesses at a pivotal moment in world affairs. Their challenging assignment: Produce a compelling and rigorous first rough draft of history. http://commons.princeton.edu/globalreporting2017/

By | 2018-07-27T01:05:40+00:00 October 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Migration Reporting: Manitoba

This seminar will focus on journalism and the global migration crisis, as more than 65 million people are on the move, with forced displacements at a record high. At the same time, refugee resettlement in the United States is contentious. This course examines journalism's approach to the crisis in photos, text, and radio, considering the [...]

By | 2018-07-18T00:10:14+00:00 October 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Local Reporting: Paris as a Case Study

This course examines what makes certain spaces -- a multi-ethnic suburb of Paris, a museum, or a building -- more controversial or problematic than others. Students produce a body of journalistic work based on historical and archival research, interviews, investigation, and field work in Paris during spring break. http://commons.princeton.edu/pariscasestudy/

By | 2018-06-18T21:22:17+00:00 April 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Borderlands: Reporting from the frontlines of history in Greece

In June and July 2016, students traveled to Athens and the island of Lesbos, notebooks and cameras in hand, to serve as eyewitnesses at a pivotal moment in world affairs. Their challenging assignment: Produce a compelling and rigorous first rough draft of history. http://commons.princeton.edu/globalreporting2016/

By | 2018-07-27T01:18:15+00:00 March 31st, 2017|0 Comments