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MCOM 340. Introduction to Multimedia Journalism

Department: Mass Communications
Description: Writing and reporting of various features and hard-news journalism pieces for multimedia platforms. Hands-on experience with campus media outlets.
Prerequisites: MCOM 200 and MCOM 203 and MCOM 207
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Appraise the news value of potential story ideas to employ good news judgment
2. Write and edit original feature and hard-news multimedia stories for a campus media outlet
3. Demonstrate appropriate news gathering and interviewing skills
4. Defend ethical decisions made during the newsgathering process
5. Communicate information to diverse cultures with a sensitivity to attitudes held by races, religions, and political and social groups that are not their own

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