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Here I am providing you details about Online Centre for Media Studies (Chennai), Chennai :

Online Centre for Media Studies aimed to meet the needs of young men and women who want to become Print or Internet journalists.

Print Journalism
Internet Journalism
News Reporting
News Editing
Headline Writing
Print Journalism
Duration of course:12 Weeks, E-learning , Certification
Fee structure: INR 15000

Course Description
This course will prepare you to work in a newspaper as a Reporter or as a Sub-editor.
You will learn how to write a news report, how to edit a news report and how to write headlines.
The course will help you to learn how to structure a story, how to write captions and how to select news reports.

Minimum Qualification : Graduate

Given below is the list of subjects:

Week One
Elements of a newspaper

Definition and explanation of terms relating to:

Definition of news:
What makes news

Weeks Two to Four

News sources
Primary sources
Secondary sources
Cultivating news sources
System of Beats
Questions that you must ask

Writing the story
News leads

Structuring the Story
The straight new report
News Feature
Working with quotes

Weeks Five to Eight

Editing the report
Editing for clarity
Editing to save space
Editing for objectivity
Editing to remove common errors

Headline and its functions
What is a headline
Functions of a Headline –I
Functions of a Headline - II
How to write a headline -I

The seven steps:
Headline for multiple point leads
Writing the headline – II
Do’s and Don’ts – I
Do’s and Don’ts - II
Weeks Nine and Ten
The Art of Interviewing
Pre-interview homework
Framing questions
Note taking
The art of listening
Interview strategies
Reporting Speeches, Meetings, Seminars
Finding the news point
Locating quotable quotes
Mix of direct and indirect speech.
Weeks Eleven and Twelve

Caption writing

The Five Ws and an H
Caption styles

Newspaper Design
Principles of design
Objectives of design
Language of design
Dummying a page

Placement Services
Placement service is not applicable with this course.

Additional Details
Hostel facility is not applicable with this course.
Scholarships/Financial aid is not applicable with this course

Contact details:
Online Centre for Media Studies,
B 20, Brownstone Apartments,
Mahalingapuram, Chennai 600 034
Tamil Nadu.,Chennai,India-600034
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