NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog 
    Mar 26, 2023  
NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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COMM 2100 - Reporting and News Writing

This course focuses on the development of news sources and the selection and organization of information.  This course also includes: types of news, development and trends of journalistic forms, and intensive practice in news-gathering, including primary and secondary research, and writing news.

Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture

ENGL 1010 - English I with a grade of “C” or better

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of COMM 2100 Reporting and News Writing, the student will:

  1. define major concepts in the journalism discipline.
  2. write effectely at an advanced level according to journalistic style that includes primary (interviews, surveys) and secondary (databases, news archives, etc.) research.
  3. investigate the various types of newspaper articles.
  4. apply writing skills to the expectations a specific article demands.
  5. select pertinent sources for testimony.
  6. incorporate pertinent sources in a coherent news story.
  7. apply hournalistic standards and ethics.

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