Learn the fundamentals of news and feature writing, from developing story ideas to cultivating sources and crafting and structuring compelling news and feature stories. This course introduces students to the history, ethics and elements of journalism and feature writing. You will explore and begin to use emerging Web 2.0 tools used for writing and reporting online and will also explore principles relating to libel and journalistic ethics.
Note: Prerequisites: You must have native-level fluency with English and the ability to write clear, logical, and grammatically correct sentences. You will need a computer, a high-speed connection, MS Word, and proficiency with all of the above. This online course is not self-paced. Please see extension.ucsd.edu/online before enrolling.
Course Number: WCWP-40276 Credit: 3 units