"Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter."

– Thomas Jefferson, third U.S. president

Biography

Farideh Dada is a journalism instructor at De Anza and San Jose State University. She has been teaching journalism since 2007. She has also taught nearby at San Jose City College and Menlo College in Atherton. Professor Dada's education began in her native Iran, in the capital city of Tehran. An alum of the Chips Quinn Scholars program, she graduated from San Jose State University and a few other places. Professor Dada is a former newspaper reporter and editor. She calls herself "a peace-loving Iranian-American-World Citizen with much love for the profession of journalism and for the students who represent its future."

Classes I Teach

Spring 2023

CRNCourseSec.Title
42804JOUR 61A01ZStudent News Media Production I
42805JOUR 61B01ZStudent News Media Production II
42806JOUR 61C01ZEditorial Leadership for Student News Media
42807JOUR 62A64ZFreelance Reporting for Student Media
42808JOUR 62B64ZFreelance Photography for Student Media
42809JOUR 62C64ZFreelance Video Production for Student Media
42810JOUR 62D64ZFreelance Digital Production for Student Media
42811JOUR 62E64ZFreelance Graphic Production for Student Media
42812JOUR 62F64ZFreelance Copy Editing for Student Media
01147JOUR 77W65RSpecial Projects in Journalism

Winter 2023

CRNCourseSec.Title
32432JOUR 61A01ZStudent News Media Production I
32507JOUR 61B01ZStudent News Media Production II
32508JOUR 61C01ZEditorial Leadership for Student News Media
37768JOUR 62A63ZFreelance Reporting for Student Media
37769JOUR 62B63ZFreelance Photography for Student Media
37770JOUR 62C63ZFreelance Video Production for Student Media
37771JOUR 62D63ZFreelance Digital Production for Student Media
37772JOUR 62E63ZFreelance Graphic Production for Student Media
37773JOUR 62F63ZFreelance Copy Editing for Student Media
35942JOUR 77W65ZSpecial Projects in Journalism

Faculty Info

Farideh Dada

Farideh Dada
FACULTY

 Journalism

dadafarideh@deanza.edu

408.864.8688

L-41/L-42 and Online

Office Hours

It varies each quarter. Email to set an appointment. 


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