Syllabus

Journalism in the Digital Age

Week 1: Getting Started
Week 2: Free Press, Mass Media, and You
Week 3: News: how it is reported and written
Week 4: News: how you report and write it
Week 5: Features: their variety and how they are reported and written
Week 6: Features Continued
Week 7: Opinion: Editorials, and Op-Eds
Week 8: Opinion: Point-Counterpoint and Satire
Week 9: Sports Coverage and Entertainment: Reviews
Week 10: Sports Features and Entertainment Stories
Week 11: Whistleblowers and Investigative Reporting
Week 12: Media Bias and Identifying Fake News
Week 13: The Student Press: Rights and Restrictions
Week 14: Careers in Journalism and Final Project Introduction
Week 15: Final Project Presentations and Reviews