JOUR 5511 Political Journalism
4 semester hours
Political Journalism examines the function of the news media in American politics, campaigns and elections. Students study how journalists and news outlets shape narratives in political discourse and public opinion of politics and political candidates. Students study journalism being produced about current campaigns and produce some of their own coverage of local races in California and Los Angeles.
Fulfills Genre or Elective requirement; fulfills Creative/Artistry requirement.