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Subject:

Journalism

Title:

JRNAL-160 Writing the Feature Story - (SC) - 3 Units

Instructor:

Rochmis, J

Recom: ENGL 118 or equivalent

Note: Online course. All instruction will be online. Go to www.dvc.edu/online for course access information.



Course

Section

Days

Time

Room

Units

Start/Stop Dates

JRNAL-160

5886

ONLINE

3 Units

Full Term


Catalog Course Description
JRNAL-160 Writing the Feature Story
3 - 3 Units SC
Credit - Degree Applicable
Variable Hours
 
Recommended: ENGL 118 or equivalent
This course equips students to research, write and market feature stories in the changing writing market. Students learn the differences in writing for newspapers, magazines and the growing internet market. The first seven weeks focus on basic skills necessary in all feature writing, including choosing and focusing a subject, interviewing and leads. Students learn to evaluate the trustworthiness of web sites and use internet sources. Other lectures discuss media law, including libel and copyright, especially as related to the internet, how to locate a market and how to write a query letter. Students choose and develop two major features and market to appropriate venues. CSU

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