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Spring 2011
Apr 24,2014
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COMM 208 - NEWSWRITING
Newswriting introduces students to the fundamentals of reporting and writing. Students will learn the basic tenets of the journalist's craft, including developing news judgment, ethics and understanding what makes a good news or feature story. The course will cover the elements of reporting and writing a basic news story or feature, including pitching a story idea, identifying sources, conducting interviews as well as story construction using AP Style. Students will be required to do field reporting. Lab Fee.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lab

Communications Department

Course Attributes:
WRITING INTENSIVE

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

Prerequisites:
FOR COMM 208

General Requirements:
Course or Test: COMM 204
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: BIOL 221
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: COMM 219
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )


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