MASS 020 - Survey of News IssuesSemester Hours: 3
An examination of six to 10 important, current news stories – regional, national and international-their contexts, the issues involved, and how these stories are being pursued, developed, and presented by newspapers, radio, TV, online, and other mainstream news sources. A critical assessment of the various approaches to these stories provides the focus to evaluate the various factors influencing news handling, writing, editing, and play. Outside community research and reporting time is required.
Prerequisite for Journalism majors : JRNL 011 , or permission of instructor. Same as JRNL 020 .
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