Principles and Practice of Journalism
The American University of Rome
Area of Study
Communication Studies, Media Studies
Taught In English
ENG202 or permission of the instructor.
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
This course explores the definition, qualities of, evaluation and selection, the channels and audiences of news. This theoretical introduction to the course will be followed by concentration on the actual practice of journalism; reporting (gathering information), news style, the form and organization of news stories, and the writing of various types of news stories: hard news, features, interviews, etc.
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