COM2201 - News Writing and Reporting

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Media and Communication
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2020/21

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

COM2201 is designed to train students to write publishable news stories in the Chinese and international contexts. It exposes students to the operation of news organizations and internationally recognized news values. It equips students with skills in gathering, analyzing, organizing and writing news stories about various issues and events under deadline pressure by using Chinese and English that is accurate, concise, organized, readable, and correct in grammar and style. These skills are vital to the success in future careers in print, electronic or online media, and public relations.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
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