MS 223

Journalism I: Reporting

An introduction to basic news reporting. Skills emphasized include lead writing, story structure, note-taking and interviewing. Students will be assigned a variety of story types, including the coverage of speeches, press conferences and meetings as well as writing profiles and police and accident stories. Students will be introduced to AP style. Offered every semester. Limited enrollment. Pre- or corequisite Core A2.

Prerequisite: RCOM 120 with a minimum grade of C or RHET 120 with a minimum grade of C or RCOM 130 with a minimum grade of C or RHET 130 with a minimum grade of C or RCOM 131 with a minimum grade of C or RHET 131 with a minimum grade of C or RCOM 126 with a minimum grade of C or RCOM 140 with a minimum grade of C or RHET 140 with a minimum grade of C or RHET 204 with a minimum grade of C or RCOM 250 with a minimum grade of C or RHET 195 with a minimum grade of C or RHET 250 with a minimum grade of C or SII 120 with a minimum grade of C or RCOM 301 with a minimum grade of C or RHET 301 with a minimum grade of C or RCOM 310 with a minimum grade of C or RHET 310 with a minimum grade of C

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