Course Code: JOUR 2001
Academic Year: 2017-2018
This course introduces students to interviewing, writing and reporting for audio streaming. Students examine the tools and techniques to conduct interviews and use the material to create news reports, which may be used on the Journalism program website. Students edit and mix audio as well as manage newscasts and content with a digital news content management system. Students write, line up and read newscasts live in-class to tight deadlines. The course encourages and develops analytical and critical listening skills and enhances news judgment by analyzing newscasts. It also examines broadcast history and policy in Canada and current issues facing radio broadcasters.