Backpack Journalism

Backpack Journalism
Mobile media production, including field reporting, editing, and distributing news for multiple platforms.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, Arr Lab
 PrerequisitesDepartmental consent.
Course Outcomes


Students will use consumer and prosumer grade digital technology to gather video, audio, and still images.

Editing and Producing

While in the field, students will write news and edit video, audio and still images.

Social Media

Students will use social media to gather and disseminate news stories.

Ethics and Diversity

Students will behave ethically and report fairly, including voices that reflect the diversity of the community.