The ability to ask people questions and listen to the answers is more than a skill needed for most jobs, it’s a skill needed for life. The good news, this skill can be taught. Come learn it in News Writing.
#montgomerycollege #mocoll #spring2017courses 12reasons news writing no.4 4: Facts Matter! The Oxford English Dictionaries dubbed “post truth” the word of 2016. Not in journalism! It might be trendy right now for people to decide what they wish to believe, but eventually truth shows its beautiful face, and we are there to capture it! Details here. (Questions…
#3: Face it, you bought a phone worth hundreds of dollars, and maybe you have a camera (a what?!?) lying around somewhere. A laptop? A tablet? Put them to good use. We take on the meaning of “mojo” (Mobile Journalist) fully in News Writing. Take it and use that stuff for something more than selfies!
2: The craft of news writing helps writers see how to reach audiences. This skill works not just for journalists but for anyone who writes an email (or even a text!). News writing helps a writer think critically about organization clarity and facts.
Our focus on basic writing, interviewing, photography and videography skills preps students for myriad careers in the greater DC area: journalism, law, political science, education. If the job requires communication, you require news writing skills!
Explore the fast-changing media landscape and view global issues through the lens of a journalist. No fake stories here! Students will learn about the field of journalism and write their own stories.
Take COMM252–News Writing!
Comm Studies majors: this fulfills an upper-level elective