COM 131 - Principles of Journalism
This course provides an overview of journalism principles and practices. Information covered includes discussion and interpretation of what is news, news reporting today, beat reporting, feature writing, and writing for the web. Students will learn to work alone and in teams to conduct interviews, find sources, and prepare news leads, news stories, and profiles. They will demonstrate their ability to write and edit balanced, accurate journalistic stories on deadline. This course fulfills the MCC requirement for a humanities elective. Three class hours. 3 Credits.
Prerequisite: ENG 101 or ENG 200