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COMM 177I: Investigative Watchdog Reporting (COMM 277I)

Graduate students register for COMM 277I. COMM 177I is offered for 5 units, COMM 277I is offered for 4 units.) Learn how to apply an investigative and data mindset to journalism, from understanding how to background an individual or entity using online databases to compiling or combining disparate sets of information in ways that unveil wrongdoing or mismanagement. Focuses on mining texts, tracking associations, and using visualizations. Stories produced apply investigative techniques to beat reporting, breaking news, and long form journalism. Instructor permission required for freshmen and sophomores. (Cardinal Course certified by the Haas Center)
Terms: Spr | Units: 4-5
Instructors: ; Phillips, C. (PI)
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