MSJ 414

Course Code: MSJ 414
Course Name:
Electronic Journalism
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Detailed Syllabus:

The course focuses on the theory and practice of radio and television journalism. Topics include growth and development of mass media, program scheduling, distinctive electronic reporting styles, the impact of studio production on reporting, the commercial realities of electronic reporting, news casting and news script writing for both radio and television. Electronic News Gathering (ENG) will also constitute a significant part of this course and will be practiced in the media lab in structured simulations where students will gather news related footage and then edit it.