AU: 3.0
Programme: CS

This practical course develops the reporting skills, writing ability, and editorial judgment required of journalists working in printed news media. The basics of accuracy, fairness, balance, and professional ethics are emphasised. Students will learn to approach stories with readers in mind, asking relevant and meaningful questions, critically assessing information they obtain, and writing with clarity and credibility. Students will have regular hands-on exercises to sharpen their reporting and writing skills, and engage in discussion and critique of on-going news coverage in and beyond Singapore to develop their news judgment.