Sep 21, 2019  
Fall 2018 Course Catalog 
Fall 2018 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COMM 103 - Journalism and Democracy

3 credits

Journalism and Democracy asks students to study the historical background of American journalism - its role in democracy, trends, evolution, technology, pioneers, and standard-bearers across all news distribution platforms; to develop a concept of fair and credible news reporting and all the factors that may affect those qualities, including ethical dilemmas; to understand the importance of the right to a free press and the laws that protect journalists and those that restrict them.

Prerequisites: Students must be ENG 101  ready.