The study and practice of news story preparation, including a step-by-step breakdown of each stage of story development for both print and electronic media. The student will concentrate on learning to write reporting style, which is different from expository writing. The student will develop responsibility for the accuracy and clarity of the work from gathering the information to assembling it into an article intended to inform and perhaps persuade.
COMS 110, 220, and 234
Offered fall semester
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