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Investigative Stories XBST 1003

Broadcast and Media Communications Course

Course details

Discover how searches, sources, statistics, and interview subjects can be a treasure trove of valuable material. Most of us tell stories everyday. At home, work, school and at social events. But sometimes, our stories are told in a more formal setting and often they require research and preparation. During his 35-year career, TV & Radio journalist Mike Killeen told a lot of stories. Join him and learn how to develop and analyze research methods and use that information for presentations, news stories, podcasts, research papers or a thesis. Guest speakers include BC's top investigative journalists.​






Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2023

Below is one offering of XBST 1003 for the Spring/Summer 2023 term.

CRN 68036


Tue May 30 - Sat Jun 10 (2 weeks)

  • 2 weeks
  • CRN 68036
  • $199.27
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 30 - Jun 06 Tue 18:30 - 20:30 Burnaby
Jun 03 - Jun 10 Sat 10:30 - 14:30 Burnaby


Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.





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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply researched information to a broad range of areas
  • Recognize the elements of investigative stories
  • Access information from a wide variety of sources, including governments, courts and public records

Effective as of Winter 2022


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