JOUR 2000 Introduction to Journalism (Fall/Spring: 3 )
Organized like a professional newsroom, this course will give students interested in journalism a taste of its various facets, including topic-generation, reporting, interviewing, and editing, for print, broadcast, and online media. It will cover basic newswriting, beat reporting, investigative journalism, feature writing, and writing for the web, and provide an introduction to media law and ethics and the business and history of journalism. Students will produce a feature-length final project and will also work in teams to formulate, report, and write investigative stories. Student should expect to meet deadlines and high standards of grammar, style, punctuation, and factual accuracy.
Instructor(s): Jon Marcus
Last Updated: 08-Jan-16