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Basic News Writing (MCM215)

3.0 Semester Hours
IAI: MC 919 What's this?

This course introduces students to the basic elements of clear, concise, accurate and balanced news writing. Students learn the techniques of news gathering, reporting, and interviewing as well as important differences between straight news stories, features, opinion pieces and various other types of news articles. Additionally, the course includes discussion of ethical issues facing the press and laws governing journalists.

Prereq: ENG101 or ENG152 or concurrent enrollment.

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