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Course Curriculum

Urban Reporting Courses - Fall 2014

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J200 Reporting the News - Oakland North - Fall 2014

This course, an intensive 15-week workshop, provides the foundation for the rest of the curriculum and will take up the majority of your time during the first semester. J200 stresses hard news reporting, writing, and editing. J200 is run like a news room, producing and editing multiplatform content for the hyperlocal site Oakland North. This course is considered the most important of your J-School career.

J200 Reporting the News - Oakland North - Fall 2014

This course, an intensive 15-week workshop, provides the foundation for the rest of the curriculum and will take up the majority of your time during the first semester. J200 stresses hard news reporting, writing, and editing. J200 is run like a news room, producing and editing multiplatform content for the hyperlocal site Oakland North. This course is considered the most important of your J-School career.

J200 Reporting the News - Topical: Health - Fall 2014

This course, an intensive 15-week workshop, provides the foundation for the rest of the curriculum and will take up the majority of your time during the first semester. J200 stresses hard news reporting, writing, and editing. J200 is run like a news room, producing and editing multiplatform content for the hyperlocal site Oakland North. This course is considered the most important of your J-School career.

J200 Reporting the News -Richmond Confidential - Fall 2014

This course, an intensive 15-week workshop, provides the foundation for the rest of the curriculum and will take up the majority of your time during the first semester. J200 stresses hard news reporting, writing, and editing. J200 is run like a news room, producing and editing multiplatform content for the hyperlocal site Richmond Confidential. This course is considered the most important of your J-School career.

J200 Reporting the News -Richmond Confidential - Fall 2014

This course, an intensive 15-week workshop, provides the foundation for the rest of the curriculum and will take up the majority of your time during the first semester. J200 stresses hard news reporting, writing, and editing. J200 is run like a news room, producing and editing multiplatform content for the hyperlocal site Richmond Confidential. This course is considered the most important of your J-School career.

J200 Reporting the News -Topical : Environment - Fall 2014

This course, an intensive 15-week workshop, provides the foundation for the rest of the curriculum and will take up the majority of your time during the first semester. J200 stresses hard news reporting, writing, and editing. J200 is run like a news room, producing and editing multiplatform content for the hyperlocal site Richmond Confidential. This course is considered the most important of your J-School career.

J217 Intro to Visual Journalism for Non-New Media Sequence - Fall 2014

We are living in a world that doesn't care where it experiences its stories - the web, a mobile device, the big screen - the audience simply wants a compelling visual narrative. The most powerful narratives of our time are intelligently weaving together all available mediums.

This course is designed to give students the knowledge they need to produce exquisitely edited and evocative visual journalism. The course will teach students how to develop, pitch and access complex stories. We will explore these topics through classes on producing, shooting, and editing professional visual stories, followed by intensive critiques. The ultimate goal is to create publishable narratives that intelligently integrate stills, video and audio.

J255 Ethics, Law and Public Purpose--Chavez/Wheaton - Fall 2014

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J255 Ethics, Law and Public Purpose--Goldstein/Burke - Fall 2014

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J294 Master's Project Seminar: See course description for CCN - Fall 2014

Bergman 48189
Bieder 48231
Chavez 48222
Dobb 48201
Drummond 48195
Goldstein
Gorney 48219
Grabowicz 48204
Hernandez 48228
Light 48213
Manilla 48207
Pollan 48198
Rue 48225

J297 Internship Credit - Fall 2014

Students receive one or two units of credit for the internships. Documentation required from both the student and from supervisor regarding internship responsibilities, hours, etc.

Second Year Students will sign up for this class to receive credit for their summer internship requirement.

J298 Public Records--Oakland North - Fall 2014

The purpose of this class is to provide experience with public records that will help reporters covering their beats and build a body of knowledge about records that will serve in future assignments and employment.

J298 Public Records--Richmond Confidential - Fall 2014

The purpose of this class is to provide experience with public records that will help reporters covering their beats and build a body of knowledge about records that will serve in future assignments and employment.

J298 Public Records--Topical - Fall 2014

The purpose of this class is to provide experience with public records that will help reporters covering their beats and build a body of knowledge about records that will serve in future assignments and employment.