Grade Levels: 9-12
This semester-long course is centered around the fundamentals of journalism and media production. Students will learn about media literacy as well as the historical and ethical responsibility of journalists. In addition to learning how to write in a variety of article styles (including, but not limited to: news, editorials, features, entertainment, sports, etc.), for multiple prints and web-based media publications, students will also be introduced to photojournalism, broadcasting, video and audio production, as well as editing basics for all media platforms. Fine Arts elective courses do not count toward English graduation requirements.