Magazine Journalism Practicum

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Magazine Journalism Practicum

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Communication, Journalism, Media and Journalism

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Pre-requisites: ENG 202 or permission of the instructor. Laboratory course fee Euro 75.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    This course entails a series of workshops where, under professional guidance and through practical experience, students are trained in magazine writing and production. Students will be working on a well-established cultural events’ magazine, Wanted in Rome, covering a variety of roles - from writing and editing to social media content production (i.e. Instagram and podcasting) in both print and online versions. The course aims to foster journalistic skills such as idea development, research, outlining, interviewing, and copy editing - in addition to practice writing clear and concise sentences, paragraphs, blog posts, short explanatory pieces, descriptive passages, opinion and narratives.

    3 credit hours. Pre-requisites: ENG 202 or permission of the instructor. Laboratory course fee Euro 75.

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