Writing for Media

JMC 1050

This introductory JMC course teaches mass media writing skills relevant to journalism, web content, public relations, advertising, marketing, radio, and television. These forms emphasize clarity, brevity, accuracy, and writing for audience. This skills-based course is also vital and useful for anyone in any field who uses writing to communicate. Through frequent writing assignments, students learn to write for audience, to edit, to synthesize information, to analyze writing across media, to peer review, to research, and to formulate text that is applicable across platforms.

Credits: 4 Cr.