Apr 13, 2021  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

JO 205 - Writing for Media I


The course challenges students to become critical observers and effective communicators in print, broadcast, and multimedia environments. The course covers the basics of media communication techniques, including news values; news judgment; the structure of written and broadcast news; information gathering and research techniques; Associated Press style; and the ability to write quickly, accurately and concisely on deadline. Students will write weekly news stories for the print and broadcast media.

Prerequisites: At least Sophomore standing.

Credits: 4 cr.
Misc. Notes: Fulfills writing intensive requirement for the Journalism and Mass Communication major.