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Course introduces students to writing and reporting skills used in all major media formats, with an emphasis on newspapers, magazines, television, and radio. Writing exercises are combined with field reporting so that students gain practical experience. This course is designed to give students a solid foundation for further studies in print, broadcast, or online journalism. Non-Journalism Majors seeking a Writing Intensive credit may enroll in this course with Permission of the Department. Equipment is required for this course. Consult the Department website.