Journalism

Course Number: 
1902

Course associated with the production of a school newspaper, yearbook, or literary magazine; therefore, they not only emphasize writing style and technique, but also production values and organization. Beginning journalism courses introduce students to the concepts of newsworthiness and press responsibility; develop students' skills in writing and editing stories, headlines, and captions; and teach students the basics of production design, layout, and printing of a publication. Advanced students learn and practice more refined journalistic techniques, participate to a greater extent in the formation and/or management of the production team, and gain experience in critical evaluation of story content and the 

publication as a whole. Photography and photojournalism skills may be included. 
Grades: 
9
10
11
12
Course Type: 
Elective
Not required for graduation
Course Level: 
-
AP Level: 
Non-AP
Course Credits: 
1.00
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