Writing for News Media

Writing for News Media
Principles and practices of writing news content for multiple media platforms.
 Hours1.5 Credit, 1.5 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesMajor status; Comms 300 or concurrent enrollment.
 TaughtFall Term 2, Winter Term 2, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining COMMS 311
Course Outcomes

Grammar and style

Students will demonstrate proficiency of proper grammar and AP Style to clearly and concisely write news content.

Story structures

Students will organize news accounts in inverted pyramid and other appropriate news styles.

Ethics, Law, and Diversity

Students will understand the ethical and legal implications of their work in the context of a global and diverse society.