Jul 03, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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J 216 - Newswriting 1

3 Credit(s)

The study and practice of newsgathering and writing objective news stories. Discussions center on concept of news and news values, ethics, interviewing and traditional journalism methods, and standards as practiced by established American newspapers.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate advanced understanding of news reporting and news writing as a process. Explore journalist writing processes
  2. Develop and demonstrate the ability to understand the impact of the communication process
  3. Develop an understanding of news values and how news impacts people on a local, regional, national and global level
  4. Develop writing skills based on journalistic integrity and professional ethics

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