MSJ 222

Course Code: MSJ 222
Course Name:
News Gathering and Reporting
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Detailed Syllabus:

The course is designed to help the students develop basic skills in writing news reports. Emphasis will be given on the techniques of gathering information and writing simple news stories including accident stories, obituary writing, news writing from press releases or hand outs and some local events including cultural events, festival, ceremonies and other citizenry events. Special emphasis will also be given on lead writing of both hard and soft news. A manual will be prepared and issued for class exercises.