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JOUR 200 Introduction to Newswriting and Reporting

2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: This course serves as preparation for the major for students preparing to transfer and is also intended to serve as an elective for students interested in learning to write for newspapers and other publications. The course is an introduction to evaluating, gathering, and writing news in accepted journalistic style under newsroom conditions. Topics include the role of the reporter and the legal and ethical issues related to reporting. Students have writing and reporting experiences, including personal interviews, speech, meeting and other event coverage, deadline writing, and use of AP style.

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