JRN 506 International Journalism

This course examines the history and practice of the journalism of global affairs. Topics covered include foreign and war correspondence; reporting on international organizations, development issues and natural disasters; and techniques for reporting in remote or unfamiliar surroundings. The practice of journalism is situated in the context of broader international political, economic and military trends. Students examine the challenges faced by journalists who report on global events, including attempts to control the flow of information and the rapid evolution of newsgathering technology. Lect: 3 hrs. Prerequisite: JRN 303 or JRN 304 or JRN 305 or JRN 306 or JRN 314 or NNS 101 Course Weight: 1.00 Billing Units: 1

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