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Undergraduate Course Details
Number COM 471
Title Public Affairs Reporting
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites COM370, or permission of Department Chairperson

Description

This is a course in contemporary public affairs journalism. It explores the central issues that affect our lives and teaches the investigative skills that enable journalists to research the powerful institutions and individuals that shape our communities. The course also addresses the many ways in which new technological tools empower citizen journalists and transform all previous expectations within the profession. Three lecture hours per week. Required of Communications majors in the Journalism concentration.