Writing techniques for a variety of media applications, with a focus on reaching the audiences of traditional news outlets such as print, online, and broadcast. Course work applies informational, persuasive, and advocacy writing to a variety of media formats, including video scripting and news. Emphasis on gathering and organizing information, rewriting and editing copy, critiquing, and peer writing. Includes techniques for interviewing, researching, and writing. As needed.
3 Credits: 3 Lecture