Creating Credible Content (UPC5013)

Build high quality, credible content

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Create content that is reliable, valid and builds trust and credibility

This minicourse will build your awareness of the importance of sourcing high quality, credible content for your role as a communications professional. The coursework aims to engage you in the critical evaluation of a variety of sources to determine their credibility, and the development of skills in sourcing information from key sources, including interviewees, and approaching your role as a communicator ethically.

About the course

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Apply professional research and communication skills to evaluate the veracity of a range of sources to produce credible content
  • Apply ethical and professional decision making skills to create and manage communication across various contexts

What topics will you cover?

  • Researching credible content
  • Using reliable sources
  • Ethical and professional decision making
  • Interviewing skills


To be eligible for a digital badge for this minicourse, you will need to successfully complete an assessment which includes preparing a story proposal, interviewing for the story and evaluating your performance in the interview.

University level expertise

Rebecca Te'o lectures in journalism at the University of Southern Queensland. She has previously worked as a journalist for APN News & Media, then one of Australia‘s largest news publishers. Her research interests are in conflict journalism and trauma, and professional communications.

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