J 349F J 349F. Reporting Public Health and Science. 3 Hours.
Restricted to journalism majors. Specialty reporting to help news consumers understand complex health and medicine issues. Considers the lack of critical perspective, balanced reporting, and grasp of fundamental issues that afflict much health reporting. Focuses on the latest reporting techniques and narrative skills to illuminate an intellectually demanding field that also includes public health policy. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Journalism 349F and 349T (Topic: Reporting Public Health and Science) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Journalism 310F (or 320D) and 311F (or 321C) with a grade of at least B- in each.