2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CCOMM 2502 Introduction to Journalism

In this course, students will be introduced to the professional practices of today's journalists and will be introduced to the changing world of modern journalism, exploring both the traditional and the cutting edge.  Students will have the opportunity to learn: to identify facts, and distinguish facts from spin; to fact-check and learn to identify which sources are reliable; how to utilize electronic databases to find information; how to create and deliver a news story; and the various ways that today's journalists find and report news.