Catalogue 2019 - 2020

JRNL 303 Contemporary Journalism


3 cr.


COMM 100 and JRNL 100

Course Description

This course develops students' nonfiction storytelling, research, and writing skills, focusing in particular on the various media platforms for which journalists produce material in contemporary society. Students consider similarities and differences among different styles of journalism, examine the expectations of news consumers in different media and the impact those expectations have on journalism as a profession, and develop stories that include multimedia components. Students will be expected to produce stories worthy of publication and/or broadcasting as a result of this course.