Who? What? When? Where? Journalism provides us with the answers to these questions for the events that affect our lives. In this course, students will learn how to gather information, organize ideas, format stories for different forms of news media, and edit their stories for publication. The course will also examine the historical development of journalism and the role of journalism in society.

Course Details

For this course you will need access to word processing software (i.e., Microsoft Word). You will also need access to a device for recording video in a digital format.
You will need to know how to use word processing software such as Microsoft Word. You will also need to know how to create digital video files.
Course Outline
Unit 1: What is Journalism?
Unit 2: Analyzing Media
Unit 3: Gathering Information
Unit 4: Organizing Information
Unit 5: Writing an Article
Unit 6: Preparing a Newscast
Unit 7: Editing an Article or Newscast
Unit 8: Media, the Law and Ethics
Unit 9: Media and Society
Unit 10: A History of Journalism