Oct 28, 2020  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MCM 3340 - News Reporting and Writing

Credits: 3 hrs
This lecture course is designed to teach students who possess little or no practical journalism experience the basics of gathering, reporting and writing news, for print and online media. Course topics include: leads, news style, newsworthiness, inverted pyramid, interviewing; handling quotations and attributions; using social media or press releases; how to become discerning news consumers.
Pre-requisite(s): MCM 3308  or Instructor permission.