JOUR-131: News Writing (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
News Writing
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Introduces news writing in its various forms such as news stories, thought-provoking opinions, and stimulating reviews. Examines the gathering, processing and writing of news and information on current matters using professional standards in both print and online news production. Analysis of current and historical case studies that illustrate demographic, social, and ethical aspects of journalism. Creative problem-solving strategies are encouraged throughout the course and culminate with the writing of a feature story in both print and online formats.

A satisfactory score on the English placement test or a grade of S or C- in ENG-092 or ENG-093 and a grade of S in ENG-081 or S or C- in ENG-082, if required.
MTA Categories
  • Category 5: Humanities and Fine Arts
General Education Categories
  • Humanities and Fine Arts
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.