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JOUR 250: Media Writing (3 credits)

Course Description

An introductory course in reporting and writing news stories for delivery to different media, including print, online media and video. (3 hours lecture)

Pre-Requisite(s): C or better in ENG 100

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • Analyze the quality of coverage in stories produced by the mass media to become a more informed consumer of news.
  • Describe the basic journalistic issues related to news values and communication law and ethics.
  • Produce various multimedia writing (print, online media, and video) using journalistic concepts and principles.
  • Write, edit and proofread stories for readability, clarity, accuracy, news value, conciseness and mechanics.

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