ONLINE NEWS PRACTICUM (CM1851)

This workshop trains students in online news writing and website curation through hands-on experience working on a news site in the style of Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, Daily Beast and similar sites. Students will participate in a variety of roles -- from editing and assigning to writing in specialized areas – to manage and curate an online news site in real time. Students will gain practical skills using different tools, including social media, while working a real digital newsroom setting. The course will prepare students for entry-level positions in digital journalism. Note: Up to 8 credits for Journalism Practica can be applied toward the degree. May be taken twice for credit.

Code: 
CM1851
Name: 
ONLINE NEWS PRACTICUM
Discipline: 
CM (Communications)
Type: 
CCX
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credits: 
2
Can be taken twice for credit?: 
Yes
Pre-requisites: 
None
Co-requisites: 
None