J219 MINI: Politics (Starts 2/5)

This course may align with the 2024 Presidential Primaries. Lessons may include techniques for reporting and writing political stories in a fair and honest way that would educate the public on important issues, how to conduct interviews with politicians that may turn adversarial, how to cultivate sources that provide exclusive information on stories, and strategies for gaining knowledge quickly on emerging issues. This class will have students report at least one political story by the end of the term.

Week 1 — Monday Feb 5
Week 2 — Monday Feb 12

(President’s day Feb 19 no class.)

Week 3 — Monday Feb 26
Week 4 — Monday March 4 (Super Tuesday is next day)
Week 5 — Monday March 11



Time:  Mon 4:15-7:15pm

Location:  Online

Class Number:  33606

Section:  003

Units:  1

Length:  5 weeks

Course Material Fee:  None

Enroll Limit:  12

Restrictions & Prerequisites