Writing in English for News Media

Course Code Offering Department(s) Units & Hours
GDCV1037 JOUR (3,3,0)
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What is the course about?

GDCV1037 aims to introduce students to a broad range of English news media and equip them with a knowledge and understanding of the general principles of media writing and news-gathering. Students will analyze and critique news media writing; learn and practice information gathering skills; develop and apply media-writing skills in various styles for media such as newspapers, magazines, radio, television, press releases and online media; and discuss legal and ethical issues in media writing.


Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.