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Introduction to Digital Journalism is a Course

Introduction to Digital Journalism

Ended Dec 8, 2014

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Full course description

Starts November 3, 2014

Digital technology is revolutionizing news delivery and the information demands of today’s audience are redefining the meaning of the word “news.” Get an overview of how to report the news and create digital content for an online publication. Explore the options journalists have to deliver news in a world where people control their news choices and can make their own media.

Topics covered include:

  • What continuous change means to the way media professionals think about story-telling.
  • What change means to the nature of the relationship between news provider and news acquirer.
  • How this change impacts; the role of the journalist, ethics and practice, whether the journalist works for a traditional media organization, is a freelancer, community blogger, or would-be news entrepreneur.

Adriana Maestas

Adriana Maestas

Digital Journalism Instructor

Adriana Maestas is the senior contributing editor to and is a regular contributor to various online media websites. Her writing has also appeared in print publications. In 2009, Adriana was named the best Latino commentator by the OC Weekly in the Best of OC Edition. In 2012, she was listed as one of the most powerful Latinas in social media by VOXXI News. She has covered issues ranging from immigration and higher education to health care policy. Adriana holds an M.A. in public policy from Claremont Graduate University and a B.A. in political science from U.C. Irvine.