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College Catalog 2014-2015 
College Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MCST 357 - Advanced Journalism: Print

In-depth reporting and writing of news, feature, and opinion pieces for newspapers and magazines. This course stresses effective writing and editing and the development of a strong sense of journalistic ethics. Emphasis is placed on field reporting on campus and throughout the community, on-site visits to newspaper newsrooms, and frequent discussions with practicing journalists, writers, and policy makers. Students will examine the changing role of print media and the impact of media and journalists on culture, politics, government, education, the legal system, and the community. Taught by a 20-year veteran print and broadcast journalist and former U.S. Senate press secretary. Prerequisite(s): MCST 114 - News Reporting and Writing  or permission of instructor. Alternate years. (4 Credits)