Journalism 120

JOUR 120 Writing and Reporting for the Media

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Course Description

Fundamentals of news writing and reporting, including organization of basic news stories, lead writing, development of sources, interviewing, news judgment, copy editing, and legal/ethical issues. Designed for students interested in a career in journalism or mass communications, as well as those seeking better writing skills.

Units: 3

Degree Credit
Letter Grade
Open Entry/Open Exit

  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: ENGL 100 eligibility for.
Corequisites: None
Recommended: None

Transfer Credit: CSU, UC. C-ID: JOUR 110.