CMST 146 News Staff • 3 Cr.
Continues CMST 141 with further skills development and practical applications. Students typically completer 10 major reporting assignments per quarter. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Requires additional time outside class.
After completing this class, students should be able to:•Describe the journalistic process •Gather data via multiple sources and evaluate the credibility of sources •Write coherent stories •Refine punctuation, grammar, spelling and proofreading skills to achieve error-free text •Apply Associated Press (AP) style guidelines •Describe news ethics, interview methods and audience awareness •Analyze professional journalistic writing •Cooperate as a professional team to meet deadlines