This course introduces the basic building blocks of electronic journalism. It builds on basic broadcast writing skills and explains how professionals in mass media tell stories using digital technology. Students explore the reporter's role and the technology involved in news reporting. They learn how to find stories, edit words, and produce both the pictures and sound as they prepare for electronic distribution to a diverse audience. Students gain a clear understanding of the principles and professional practices of television news production and learn to critically evaluate the ethics and controversies in unbiased storytelling.
Last Updated: 10/21/2013