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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MCO 370 Fundamentals of News Writing

3 Credit(s) W-II

This course covers the fundamentals of writing stories for print, digital, and emerging media. It will help students develop news writing skills across a broad range of topics for a variety of delivery platforms appropriate to both traditional and new journalism paradigms. Beat reporting, libel law, and ethical practices will also be addressed. Three lecture hours per week. Required of Media & Communication majors in Public Relations. Not open to students who have received credit for COM370.

Prerequisites: COM105 or MCO105 or COM202 or MCO202 and W-I course.