J 358C J 358C. Becoming Citizen Journalists. 3 Hours.
Restricted to non-journalism majors. Covers the basics of journalism for students who are interested in sharing truthful stories to a public audience, but do not intend to pursue a career in the profession. Uses digital and social media tools. Explores three topics: how to find and gather the best factual information, how to present it in clear and engaging ways, and how to make ethical decisions that serve the needs of the audience and democracy. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Journalism 308J and 358C may not both be counted.