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Journalism I: The First Rough Draft of History

All Levels | A course for those who are interested in journalism in the 21st century. Topics will include opportunities with traditional media as well as podcasts, blogs, and websites; how to decide on a topic; how to find a publication/audience; how to discern between truth and misinformation; research and interview skills; how to structure a story; and the importance of details and deadlines. Students should come to the first session with an idea they want to pursue.

Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online-either through Zoom or through Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform-through the end of 2020.

All times are listed in Pacific Time.

Instructor: Rebecca Morris

Class Type: 4 Sessions

Start Date: 07/08/2019

End Date: 07/29/2019

Days of the Week: Monday

Time: 7:10 PM – 9:10 PM

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

$216.00 Member Price:
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$240.00 General Price:

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Rebecca Morris

Rebecca Morris teaches Researching and Writing True Crime, Narrative Journalism, and other non-fiction courses at Hugo House. She worked as a journalist in New York City, Seattle, and Portland, Ore. She is a two-time New York Times bestselling author. Her newest book is BOY MISSING: The Search for Kyron Horman. She is also the author of If I Can’t Have You – Susan Powell, Her Mysterious Disappearance, and the Murder of Her Children; A Killing in Amish Country – Sex, Betrayal and a Cold Blooded Murder; Ted and Ann – The Mystery of a Missing Child and Her Neighbor Ted Bundy; and other books. She has a BA in Journalism from Seattle University, and an MFA in Playwriting from Brown University. She appears frequently on network and cable television as a crime expert.

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