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Introduction to News Writing (JOUR 201, 3 Credits)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to writing news articles for print and electronic media. The aim is to evaluate the newsworthiness of information and events and write in journalistic style. Emphasis is on writing, from mechanics (grammar, spelling, punctuation, and journalistic style) to content (accuracy, completeness, audience, and readability) and reporting.