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COMM 254 - Introduction to Print, Broadcast and Electronic News Reporting

(3,0)3 Credits
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 111 - English I .
Introduction to Print, Broadcast, and Electronic News Reporting examines how newspapers, magazines, television, and electronic media gather and deliver the news. It also explores factors that affect news reporting and presentation, ethical issues related to news reporting, and news value. Students learn interviewing skills, how to write in news style, and how to write various types of news stories. These skills are essential in traditional print and broadcast media as well as in modes of electronic bulletin boards, and the Internet. Through lectures, discussions, videotapes, and guest speakers, students learn about the role and responsibilities of news reporters in major news media.

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