About the course
The course is an introduction to journalistic writing with a focus on science journalism. The student learns source search, interviewing techniques and source criticism, journalistic writing and strategies for communicating research results in journalistic form aimed at a broad audience. The course highlights ethical issues and problematizes the respective roles of scientific knowledge and journalism. The practical part of the course consists of writing exercises and the collection of your own material as well as external monitoring in journalistic publications. Under supervision, you will write texts based on your own area of expertise.