Topics in Journalism
Topics will focus closely on areas of journalism ranging from historical trends in journalism in the 19th and early 20th century as well as the rise of the tabloid press and the modern development of digital news media. Topics may include the history of the press in the United States, press law, the significance of other news media such as television and radio broadcasting, and the ways that the Internet and digital news coverage have changed the way we become informed about local, regional, national and international news. Topics to be announced each semester offered. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits or 3 attempts.