Course info

I.Course Title:Journalism and Media Studies

II.Course Description This course will introduce basic journalism skills and media literacy issues such as the role of the press in our society, advertising, representational imagery, and reading the media.Students will study interviewing and sports news, feature and editorial writing.Work done by students in these areas may be published in the school newspaper.

III.Course Objectives

·Learn and use journalism vocabulary

·Learn and use interviewing skills

·Learn and use new technologies

·Write in straight news, editorial, and feature style

·Learn editing skills

·Reflect on the roles and dilemmas of the media on society

·Photojournalism and the role of photography in the media