JOU 225 New Media

3 Credit Hours • 75 Contact Hours (15 Lecture, 60 Lab)

Explores techniques and approaches in the latest delivery methods for internet-based journalism. Students explore digital media outlets such as blogs, microblogs, audio and video podcasts, e-zines and social networks. Students create journalistic pieces for internet-based media, focusing on best journalistic practices, ethics of internet media, and technology emergence effecting digital journalism. Concepts in video production, photography, writing, sourcing, editing and additional relevant skills necessary for the citizen journalist are introduced. Students create all components for the online dissemination of news, documentary and infotainment.