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Communications (COMM)

COMM 230W Writing for Media (3) The application of creativity to the practical concerns of narrative script and radio/television spot writing.

COMM 230W Writing for the Media (3)

This course is an introduction to writing for various kinds of mass communication media. Students will practice writing public relations news releases, public information announcements, print, television and radio advertisements, as well as news stories and editorials. Students will be given weekly writing assignments, some of which will be re-writes of earlier submissions. In-class exercises will include various writing exercises designed to get students more comfortable with writing for media. Prerequisite: ENGL 015 and ENGL 202.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 andENGL 202

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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