200 Introduction to Journalism in the 21st Century
This course offers a broad overview of the practice of journalism combined with rigorous training in news writing. Students will be required to write a number of short articles and several longer pieces of journalistic writing. Readings and discussion topics will include the history of journalism in the United States and the ethics and techniques of reporting across media platforms. Students will be conducting interviews as part of the course. The course will focus special attention on current events, news literacy and the role of a free press in a challenging time.
Attributes: Appropriate for First-Year