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JRN 103

Introduction to Journalism

Students are introduced to foundational journalism knowledge, issues and skills. Lecture topics include news judgement, professional identity, interviewing and research techniques, sourcing and story composition. Labs focus on the core skills of text-based reporting, including: lead writing; providing verified and relevant information; integrating quotes and adhering to the Canadian Press Style Guide. Students identify, describe, distinguish and critique examples of journalism on various platforms.
Weekly Contact: Lab: 4 hrs. Lecture: 2 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 2




JRN 104


NNS 101

Custom Requisites

Available only to Journalism students

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