Editing for News Media

Editing for News Media
Management and editing of newsflow in digital-first environment. Lab includes managing and editing news platforms.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 6.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesCOMMS 308 & COMMS 321; or COMMS 308 & COMMS 328
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining COMMS 384
Course Outcomes

Platform management

Students will manage content on multiple digital platforms.

Ethical Management of Newsflow

Students will demonstrate ability to recognize and edit news content to avoid ethical pitfalls (such as plagiarism and fabrication) and legal problems (such as defamation).

Visual Storytelling

Students wil develop and employ skills using industry standard software to engage in visual storytelling.


Students will ensure editorial contect reflects a diversity of viewpoints and is representatitve of all people.