Feb 18, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COM 226 - Introduction to Writing and Reporting for Digital Journalism

Students will receive an introduction to writing and reporting of journalistic stories for print and online media.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of the variety of ways newsrooms structure their coverage and deploy their staff.
  • Create a blog, and demonstrate understanding of the principles of writing for blogs and how to integrate visual and interactive elements into their posts.
  • Produce effective leads, nut graphs, story structure.
  • Find story ideas, interview sources, use observation, collect appropriate documents.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the qualities and values of news-what makes something “newsy” and what factors will determine its “play” in a media outlet.
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