MSJ 318

Course Code: MSJ 318
Course Name:
News Editing and Translation
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Detailed Syllabus:

The course is designed to develop the skills of editing and translation of English reporting genres and styles to Bangla and vice versa. Emphasis will be given on both the practical and theoretical aspects of editing. The practical aspects will cover the re-writing of copy, translation, headline writing, condensation of headlines, proofreading, news scheduling and news treatment. Students will also be asked to do content analysis of national dailies as project work in this course. The course is also designed to help the students develop some of the skills needed for sub-editing. The focus will be on copy-editing, translation and foreign story re-writing.