Students receive an introduction to news writing, reporting, and information gathering
through completion of writing assignments and study of work done
by journalists in print, television, Internet, and radio news. Attention is given
to the tasks and responsibilities of persons who write for today’s varied media.
Students also explore ethical questions that confront news media and those
who work in news media. May be used as an English elective. Prerequisite: C
or better in Composition (ENG*101).