COM 169 Introduction to Electronic Journalism

Credits: 3.00

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. Students will apply their skills and develop stories, edit words, and produce both the pictures and sound as they prepare their stories and news packages for electronic distribution to a diverse audience over college, student, and community-based media. 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. This course is subject to a course fee.

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Last Updated: 01/29/2018