ENG 213 - Beat Reporting (3)

Prerequisite: CMM 113 /ENG 113 . (Cross-referenced with CMM 213 .)
Students study the fundamentals of news gathering, interviewing, cultivating sources, developing beats and in-depth reporting. The student who successfully completes this course will demonstrate a competency in covering an assigned topic area. The student also will develop skills in public affairs reporting and be able to articulate the social responsibilities of a reporter as well as the obstacles to communicating information to the public. The Doane Owl serves as a laboratory for student writing.

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