Nov 23, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog

COM 221 Digital Journalism

Prerequisite: ENG 101 
Co-requisite: COM 121  or permission of instructor
3 credits

The internet, digital technology, and social media have transformed journalism, creating new ways to reach audiences and speeding up the news cycle. In the digital era, news organizations and journalists must constantly integrate new technologies and skills to stay competitive. Students in this class learn to communicate news in this evolving environment, and reflect critically on technologys impact on journalism, its ethics and its mission to keep the public informed.