Introduction to Online Journalism

Course Code: JRNL 219

Academic Year: 2018-2019

Creating journalism projects on a multitude of platforms is now the standard in the communications business. The demand is evident everywhere for professionals able to write, edit and manage a wide variety of content for the web, using content management, broadcast and print techniques as well as photographic skills and social media elements. This course will prepare writers, editors and journalists for content jobs in online publishing in news and information settings. In addition, the course includes a focus on page design using very basic HTML coding, familiarity with audio and video editing software, the need for writing a variety of news and informational items, the need for internal and external links and writing effective headlines and cutlines.