2009-10 Catalog 
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2009-10 Catalog [Archived Catalog]

COM 400 - Community Journalism

(3 credits; alternate years, consult department)
Theory and practice of writing and reporting for, as well as leading, community newspapers–weeklies and smaller dailies. Topics include investigating local government, reporting on meetings, reporting on religion, developing local sources of information, understanding the roles of the newspaper within the community, forming relationships of trust with sources and readers, and dealing with common ethical issues.