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2012-2013 Catalog 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MCOM 421 - Public Affairs Journalism

This capstone course in the Journalism concentration emphasizes field practice in newsgathering and writing, covering news beats, including courts, local governments and other news sources. Emphasis is placed on accuracy, clarity and comprehensiveness of reporting. Course includes extensive writing and news gathering assignments, and demonstration of oral competence through story pitches and critiques. Prerequisite: 30 hours in MCOM and/or VMP courses including MCOM 201; or permission of instructor. Spring.