Introduction to Journalism

Learning Outcomes

In this course students will learn skills necessary in communicating in the print/electronic media with emphasis on writing, but also including interviewing, observing, and reporting. Students will become intelligent consumers of the mass media and learn legal, moral, and ethical responsibilities inherent in the free press. Students will learn the elements of lead writing, inverted pyramid, news story construction, attribution, and appropriate newspaper style.

All courses are written to California Department of Education
standards and to national standards, as applicable.