Journalism

Description

Journalism introduces students to the world of the professional newspaper reporter. Students learn how news is gathered, how various types of news stories are handled, and how to write such stories using good journalistic style. Professional responsibilities and the editing process are also covered.

Among the activities students do in completing this subject are writing short news and feature stories, writing various types of other stories including personal interview, accident, and crime stories as well as a critical review. Students also learn about proofreading and editing. As students are required to complete numerous writing assignments in this course, students should have a solid foundation in English grammar and mechanics before taking this subject.

There are 8 examinations in Journalism.
Leiter et al., The Complete Reporter, Allyn and Bacon.



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