Course at a Glance

Course:
Conspiracy Studies: A Journalistic Approach to Modern History
Date:
August 4 to August 25
Location:
Online
Cost:
$45

Conspiracy Studies: A Journalistic Approach to Modern History

31217

With Steven Saint Thomas, Journalist

Modern history is clouded by numerous high-profile events where people suspect that the government is hiding the truth from the public. The term “conspiracy theory” has come to connote -- usually in a derogatory way -- the belief in a historical narrative that departs of conventional notions of what happened. This course combines historical research methods with investigative journalism techniques to study the validity of various conspiracy theories. Students will research and write a source-based article on one of these so-called conspiracies.

Tues., Aug. 4-25 • 6-7:30 p.m.

Online

$45 • Class #: 31217

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Steven Saint-Thomas

Steven Saint Thomas

Steven Saint Thomas earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Northwestern University and has been writing articles for newspapers and magazines for the past 30 years. His work has appeared in more than 65 publications, from Time Magazine and the Denver Post to the North Coast Journal.