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Fall 2016 Semester
May 31, 2020
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JRNL 1150 - Interpreting the Day’s News
Examines the media institutions that shape the news and how the challenges of economics, politics, diversity, and globalization change the function of the website, newspaper, news magazine, and news broadcasts. Examines stories and news decisions from different perspectives to evaluate national, political, local, foreign, sports, and science news in the U.S. media. Topics include responsibilities of the press and the changing ways news is gathered, processed, and disseminated. Explores how other societies in different parts of the world view the news; freedom of the press; and the role of reporters, producers, and editors.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Journalism Department

Course Attributes:
NUpath Difference/Diversity, NU Core Humanities Lvl 1, NUpath Societies/Institutions, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

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