MSJ 220

Course Code: MSJ 220
Course Name:
Concepts of Journalism
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Detailed Syllabus:

This course provides an understanding of journalism as a profession and covers the role and responsibilities of journalists, the evolution and development of the profession and detailed discussion on basic issues of covering news and writing news. Journalism practice in the different news media and newsroom environments is covered as well as the ethics of journalism, practical problems of newspaper production at home and abroad. This course also provides students with a basic idea of journalism as a profession along with background knowledge on the evolution of the press in Bangladesh.