2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

NEWS 120 Newsgathering: Sourcing

Methods for identifying primary, secondary, and tertiary sources, and evaluating their credibility. Includes strategies for preparing and conducting interviews with an emphasis on critical-thinking skills needed to select, evaluate, synthesize, organize, and present information. Prerequisite: successful completion of a departmental language usage proficiency exam; JOUR 101 and NEWS 105 for students majoring in journalism or telecommunications news concentration; TCOM 101 and NEWS 105 for students majoring in telecommunications digital sports production concentration.