Feature Writing

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Explore the role of a feature writer and the key ingredients to use in your own writing to create a stand-out feature article.

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Learn how to write a feature article

This four-week course will help you explore the feature landscape to help you understand the crucial difference between a news story and a feature.

You’ll learn how feature writers get their ideas as you discover the importance of research and valuable sources. With this understanding, you’ll put what you have learned into practice and complete an exercise to get the ideas flowing for your own feature.

Explore the vital ingredients for first-class feature articles

Delving into the key components of a feature article, you’ll learn the best techniques for interviewing people to help take your ideas and turn them into long-form pieces.

You’ll think about the value of originality and some of the ethical dilemmas you could face as a feature writer.

You’ll also examine different types of features to understand their common principles before being guided through a practical exercise to help you learn key structural tips.

Discover the art of writing an opinion piece

Finally, you’ll explore the opinionated side of journalism – reviews, opinion columns, and news-based blogs.

Having already explored the value of impartiality in journalism, you’ll understand the ethical and legal difficulties you could face when producing opinion pieces.

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for aspiring writers or journalists with an interest in media reporting.

Feature Writing

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