Mass Media: COMM 2208 & 2220

This guide will help Communication and English students find library and web resources about media, mass communication, and journalism.


"In journalism, there has always been a tension between getting it first and getting it right." ~ Ellen Goodman

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What's in This Guide?

This guide will help you discover books, journal articles, websites and other info about journalism, communication and mass media useful to COMM 2208 and 2220 students. For more info visit the Communication Department.

COMM 2208

Prepares students to communicate effectively with the mass media (newspapers, magazines, radio and television) through press conferences, news releases, feature stories, research reports and statements. Students will prepare and present a portfolio of news and feature stories, brochures, flyers, research and other course assignments.

COMM 2220

Students will become better consumers of news and other mass media through the study and discussion of the history, roles and impact of mass media in American society. Principal ethical, policy and legal questions confronting reporters and media are reviewed. Students are introduced to news writing, advertising and public relations techniques.

Communication and Mass Media

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