ENGLISH 344 - Writing for Publication/Public Writing
Section: 001 Journalism in a Digital Age
Term: FA 2019
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
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This is an immersive course that combines the study, research, and publication of journalism in a hands-on, innovative environment.

We will explore exemplary journalistic methodologies throughout history, and apply them to our own radically-changing digital media landscape. Masters of the craft—including Ida B. Wells, Edward R. Murrow, Nellie Bly, and I.F. Stone—will be discussed alongside contemporary experiments by diverse outlets such as VICE, ProPublica, the Marshall Project, and The Intercept, in order to learn the timeless techniques and values of journalism, and how they can enhance our own storytelling.

Classroom activities will evolve throughout the semester, and include: field trips, guest lectures, archival visits, and an immersive "newsroom" environment where we will apply our studies to the creation and publication of a timely, publicly-engaged work of multimedia journalism.

The structure of the course is designed to benefit students of all disciplines and skill levels, and no prior experience is required.

Active engagement, enthusiasm, and collaboration will be essential to the success of each student, the class, and our publication.

ENGLISH 344 - Writing for Publication/Public Writing
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