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Swanky Journalism Course!

Posted on December 21, 2007 2:16 PM |Permalink |Comments (0)

ENGL 480/0101
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>> Spring 2008
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>> Advanced Journalism Seminar
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>> Mencken to the Millennium
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>> A seminar focusing on various topics of modern journalism including
>> the works of the American journalist, critic and gadfly H.L. Mencken,
>> the
>> most influential journalist of the first half of the 20th century, the
>> British journalist and writer George Orwell, the linguist and media
>> theorist Noam Chomsky and the media critic Neil Postman, author of such
>> works as “How To Watch TV News.” The course will also focus on how news
>> decisions are made – particularly in terms of the content of television
>> news.
>>
>> Instructor permission.

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