2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
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2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

JOUR 112 - News Writing

3 CR
Students will study and practice the fundamental principles of gathering and writing news for online, newspaper, and broadcast media. The emphasis is on accurate observation, ethical reporting techniques, and the writing and editing of news for common understanding by mass audiences. Some story assignments will be published in The Bruin, the campus newspaper at Kellogg Community College. Lab Fee

Requisites: Take ENGL 151  with at least a grade of C.
General Education Requirement: Effective Communication - Applied Core
Michigan Transfer Agreement Requirement: Communications
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Learn to accurately and ethically conduct research and report news.
  2. Develop a basic understanding of journalistic standards, media ethics, and media law.
  3. Enhance skills related to writing clearly, efficiently, and summarizing information for a mass audience.