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JOUR 2231 Feature Writing (Fall/Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This is a course on contemporary feature writing—literary nonfiction journalistic writing based on solid reporting. The emphasis is on writing stories editors will want to print and readers will want to read. The course will include reading and analyzing well-written newspaper and magazine articles. Students will learn to apply the techniques of drama and fiction to writing objective, factual stories that entertain as well as inform. The course focuses on newspaper features and magazine articles, but the techniques are also applicable to writing nonfiction books.


Instructor(s): Jon P Marcus and Donald Aucoin

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13