History of U.S. Journalism

COM JO 357

Required of Journalism majors. This course surveys the evolution of the American news media, beginning with newspapers in 1704 and continuing through the telegraph, photography, radio, and television before taking up the Digital Revolution now sweeping through journalism. Students examine press freedom, censorship, changing definitions of news, and changes in the business model underlying journalism. Based on that history, we also examine the enduring values and principles of journalism in the U.S. and consider emerging business models. Recommended to be taken before JO525. 4 cr, either sem.

FALL 2016 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Daly EPC 207 TR 11:00 am-12:30 pm 8 seats resrvd
until 9/5 for
transfer stdnts

SPRG 2017 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Mckeen COM 101 TR 11:00 am-12:15 pm Stamped Approval
5 seats rsvd to
1/19 for new
trnsfr students

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