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JOUR 200: Introduction to Multimedia Journalism (3 credits)

Course Description

Fundamentals of multimedia journalism including reporting stories that include photography, audio, graphics and video that can be combined into the ideal online package. (3 hours lecture.)

Pre-Requisite(s): None


Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • Apply basic journalistic concepts and principles to produce multimedia stories that can be published online.
  • Generate story ideas and determine the best way to convey those stories through text, audio, photography, video and/or infographics.
  • Gather essential information for a story, including conducting interviews, following through on assignments and meeting deadlines.
  • Take pictures using a digital camera applying concepts of photo composition and then edit them using editing software.

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