MCM 160◊ Basic News Writing

Introduction to news writing, including the techniques of news gathering, reporting, and interviewing; the use of library and online database research methods; preparing copy for publication; and developing news stories, from idea to finished publication. Students write basic stories under real-time contstraints. Work on student newspaper is correlated with course content. (formerly JRN 150) 

Credit Hours: 3.0
Lecture Hours: 2.0
Lab Hours: 2.0
Course Fee Required
Prerequisite: Either an ACT score of 17 or better in English, a placement test score of 4, or a grade of 'C' or better in RHT 096