Jun 06, 2020  
2015-2016 Vincennes University Catalog 
2015-2016 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

JOUR 115 - Editing Laboratory

2 hrs (Sem I, II)
In this laboratory extension of the lecture course JOUR 112 , students continue as (or become) staff members of The Trailblazer and apply the basic principles and techniques of copyreading (editing) stories destined for publication. Further, students practice the rudiments of writing headlines, designing newspaper pages, and sizing photographs for publication. Editing laboratory also includes on-the-job problem solving, or judgment making, in journalism, such as determining the relative significance of prepared or potential news stories. The laboratory is equipped with a multi-unit desktop computer publishing system. 20 laboratory hours.