Magazine Journalism Practicum
The American University of Rome
Area of Study
Communication Studies, Journalism, Media and Journalism
Taught In English
Pre-requisites: ENG 202 or permission of the instructor. Laboratory course fee Euro 75.
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
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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