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Fall 2022 - Summer 2023 Academic Catalog 
Fall 2022 - Summer 2023 Academic 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: ENG 101 Ready: Successful completion of ENG 92  or ENG 101  or ESL 122  or Course Placement