ENG-2051 Introduction to Newswriting

3 credits

Prerequisite: Previous or concurrent enrollment in ENG-1052 or the equivalent.

The basics of news-gathering and news-writing are taught with an emphasis on writing for a daily newspaper. Students are expected to participate as staff members of the college newspaper by gathering news, writing stories, editing stories and designing pages. The course also covers some aspects of the history of journalism and aids students in developing news judgment and exercising journalistic ethics.