Semester Hours:3Fall, Spring, Summer
Students learn to report and write news across media platforms. The course explores the definition of news, its importance in a democratic society, structure of the news-gathering process, the elements of news, digital reporting and research tools, accuracy and fairness as journalistic imperatives and Associated Press style. Outside campus research and reporting time is required.
Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes: A passing grade on the Hofstra Writing Proficiency Exam. Lab fees additional.