J 345G J 345G. Human Rights Journalism. 3 Hours.
Restricted to journalism majors. Exploration of the role of journalists in exposing human rights abuses. Modules include case studies from El Salvador, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Bosnia, Sudan, Israel, and Russia, as well as the legal and moral obligations of journalists as witnesses to atrocities and genocide. Examination of the Bush Administration's global War on Terror and the legacy confronting the Obama Presidency. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Journalism 310F (or 320D) and 311F (or 321C) with a grade of at least B- in each.