ENGL 255 Introduction to Journalism


This course explores journalism as the literature of civic life and teaches the principles of journalistic writing and storytelling. In addition to reading and discussing examples of contemporary journalism and its role in democracy, we’ll examine the techniques, ethics, and purpose of journalism. Students in the course will learn basic journalistic skills (researching, interviewing, fact-checking, reporting, editing) and will engage in frequent workshops with their classmates.

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