COMM450: Writing for the Media

Course Description

Introduces writing for newspapers, in-house newsletters, and general interest and consumer-specific magazines and journals, covering topics such as investigation, interviewing, reporting, and feature writing. Students develop interviewing techniques, note-taking methods, editing news and feature articles, and the importance of accuracy, fairness, voice, precision, and style, as well as speed.Students master how to tighten writing, sharpen leads, apply Canadian Press style, write headlines, and apply the principles of layout.

Course Credits

  • 3.00