ENGL 339

Genre: Print Media

This course explores diverse genres of print media and considers topics such as how facts are constructed in news reporting, how print and electronic media relate to each other, how ethical guidelines affect print media, how different publications represent similar events, and how social forces and journalistic writing shape each other. Readings include genre theory, journalistic writing in current print and electronic publications, and case studies involving ethics and representation. Themes and texts vary by instructor; please see department website for current information.

Prerequisites: ENGL 220 and one course from ENGL 221-239 strongly recommended.