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Program description


The course is designed to introduce students to the elements of Journalism, from news gathering, reporting to final printed and broadcast media and, if chosen, the practical basic elements of PR.

Role of the Reporter and established news values, the difference between news and feature stories, writing feature and news pieces, basic interview techniques, preparing and producing a basic written article for publication, understanding of libel law, Journalistic writing skills, basic elements of applied communication theory, print production, sub-editing, layout and design, picture handling and cropping, history of Journalism and writing for the web.

Admission requirements

Candidates must have a minimum of 5 Leaving Certificate passes and be a minimum of 18 years of age. The European Institute of Communications is delighted to accept mature candidates and those wishing to enhance their career prospects.

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European Institute of Communication

European Institute of Communication

The European Institute's principal, Eugene Grey DipPR FPRII FEIC FIIC MCERP MCIPR MIITD MIDI, is a  Fellow of the Public Relations Institute of Ireland, a member of the European Confederation of Public Relations Practitioners, the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (UK),...

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European Institute of Communication

4 / 6 Pembroke Road
4 Dublin

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