Introduction to Court Reporting
Learn how to cover Southern African courtrooms with Carmel Rickard
The courtroom is one of the first places young journalists are sent, but also one of the hardest beats to cover and one of the places where journalists are most likely to make costly mistakes.
frayintermedia partnered with legendary court reporter, Carmel Rickard, to produce an
e-Learning experience aimed at beginner and mid-career journalists.
This course is designed for journalists across southern Africa, and features the following modules:
An Introduction to Courts and Cases;
Sentences and Appeals;
Access and Reporting Restrictions; and,
Beyond the Courtroom - finding bigger stories.
The course should take you around five weeks, and features an assignment and a final quiz.