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JOUR 2311: Multiplatform Reporting & Writing

Gathering Background Information

Whenever you start researching a good topic, it's good to do some background. Background research helps you identify: 

  • Events related to your topic. Could be recent or more long term depending on the topic
  • Major players, including both people and organizations.
  • Viewpoints: what is up for debate about this topic. 


Subjects: Journalism