Purpose of the Course

This practical course is designed to sharpen the student’s news writing, editing, design, publishing and videography skills on a multimedia platform.  Today, mass media are an integral part of our society.  It’s therefore important that we study the ‘languages’ of these media in order to become critical readers, listeners, viewers and effective uses and producers of the media. 

 

Course Objectives

By the end of this course the student should be able to:

a.     Demonstrate refined editorial skills

b.     Demonstrate familiarity with the fundamentals of print and electronic media writing, editing and production

c.     Demonstrate and in-depth knowledge in design and production for print, audio, video and online

d.     Demonstrate competence in the use of various word processing, layout, and authoring software for print