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COMM 351: News Writing and Reporting

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General Information

Credits: 3


Students gain practical experience in real news gathering by reporting and writing hard news and feature stories. Topics include interviewing, fact-checking, sourcing, developing news judgement and applying reporting ethics for the purpose of crafting accurate, ethical and impactful journalism. Offered by Communication. Limited to three attempts.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: (COMM 303C, L303, 303XS, 309C, L309, 309XS, 203C, 203XS or L203).
C Requires minimum grade of C.
XS Requires minimum grade of XS.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.