Journalistic Writing

ENGL 1050G S02 [CRN: 15599]

This course teaches students how to report and write hard news and feature stories. Students learn to gather and organize material, develop in-depth interviewing techniques, use public records to report stories and become better observers of everyday life. The first half of the semester focuses on hard news and investigative reporting -- crime, government and court news. The second half is devoted to feature writing -- profiles and the art of narrative storytelling. Class list will be reduced to 17 after writing samples are reviewed. Banner registrations after classes begin require instructor approval. S/NC.
Fall 2017
10:30 - 11:50 Tue, Thu - from Sep 6, 2017 to Dec 21, 2017