JOUR 250: Media Writing

Credits 3 Lecture Hours 3
An introductory course in reporting and writing news stories for delivery to different media, including print, online media and video.

ā€œCā€ or better in ENG 100.

Course Outcomes
  • 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.