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JOUR 120 Writing and Reporting for the Media

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Course Description

Fundamentals of news writing and reporting, including organization of basic news stories, lead writing, development of sources, interviewing, news judgment, copy editing, and legal/ethical issues. Designed for students interested in a career in journalism or mass communications, as well as those seeking better writing skills.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: Eligibility for, ENGL 100 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC
C-ID: JOUR 110