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COMM 308 Sports Writing and Reporting

Credits: 3
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This course provides a brief exploration of the history of sports journalism – print and broadcast – and on the state of these fields today, including the role of sports communication in contemporary cultures and social media. Using AP style, students learn to write for sports news, features, editorials, blogs, and social media, resulting in a course portfolio. Also included is writing for deadlines, mastering sports stats for news articles, and the role of ethics in sports journalism.