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JRNL 216 - Newspaper Production Editing

5 Credits
Advanced instruction and practicum in editing a regularly scheduled publication.

Pre-requisite(s) JRNL 201 with min. 2.0

Quarters Typically Offered
Fall Day
Winter Day
Spring Day

Designed to Serve 1. Students interested in writing/ journalism as a career 2. Students opting for an A.A. degree (emphasis in journalism).
Active Date 20210311T08:50:55

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 15
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 22 Lab 66
Total Contact Hours 88
Degree Distributions:
  • Humanities Area I

Course Outline
  • Pre-production staff meetings.
  • Editing of submitted articles.
  • Working with staff reporters
  • Classroom session with instructor on style and content topics
  • Layout of publication
  • Post-production staff meeting

Student Learning Outcomes
Use correct grammar, punctuation and journalistic style to correctly edit others' work according to industry standards.

Assign stories to reporters in appropriate sections of the newspaper, applying basic news concepts.

Assign and gather art appropriate to stories.

Analyze page elements – stories, headlines and art – to design pages that are both attractive and contribute to readability.

Write headlines that thematically match and correctly describe the stories.

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