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JRN 216: News Writing and Reporting

This class is no longer offered as of Winter 2014.

In this course, students write news articles suitable for publication in print or electronic media. Conventions of newspaper writing are emphasized, including neutral tone, fair and balanced reporting, summary leads, feature leads, nut graphs and appropriate use of quotations. Students also examine legal and ethical concerns and may cover speeches, courts and government. Students will perform research for their stories using interviews, Internet resources and electronic databases. This course was previously ENG 216.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; JRN 111 minimum grade "C"

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