News Reporting

News Reporting
Research and reporting skills. Database retrieval, interviewing, and gathering of audio, video, and still images. Beat reporting for newspapers and online media. Lab required.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 5.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesCOMMS 211; or COMMS 310 & COMMS 311
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring, Summer Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining COMMS 321
Course Outcomes

Information Gathering

Students will gather relevant and timely information for use in news content.

Creation of Journalistic Content

Students will employ journalistic style in creating news stories for targeted print and online audiences.

Professional Comportment

Students will develop ability to work well with others in a deadline-driven mass media environment.

Journalistic Values

Students will apply behave ethically and report fairly, including a diversity of voices.