Jun 04, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

MCO 471 Public Affairs Reporting

3 Credit(s)

This is a course in contemporary public affairs journalism. It explores the central issues that affect our lives and teaches the investigative skills that enable journalists to research the powerful institutions and individuals that shape our communities. The course also addresses the many ways in which new technological tools empower citizen journalists and transform all previous expectations within the profession. Three lecture hours per week. Required of Media &Communication majors in the Journalism concentration.  Not open to students who have received credit for COM471.

Prerequisite:  COM370 or MCO370 or permission of Department Chairperson.