This course will teach students to identify, report and write science and medical stories. In the course of writing for print, broadcast and the Web, students will become exposed to many of the major science and medical stories in journalism today. The course will also address philosophical, ethical and public policy issues raised by the media’s coverage of science and medicine.
Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes: JRNL 211. Journalism students may not take this course on a Pass/Fail basis. Students not matriculating in the MA in Journalism program may take the course as a Pass/Fail elective. There is a lab fee for this course.