Use this subject guide to help you find resources related to journalism & mass media
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Browse the Shelves
To browse the shelves, you may want to try these call numbers:
|HE 7601 - 9271||broadcasting & telecommunications industry|
|HF 5801 - 6191||advertising|
|P 85 - 96||general communications & mass media|
|PN 1990 - 1992||radio & television|
|PN 4699 - 5650||journalism & the press|
Nieman Journalism Lab
Blog devoted to exploring ideas about the futrure of journalism, hosted by the Nieman Foundation at Harvard
Suggested Databases for Journalism and Mass Media
NPR's Scott Simon: How to Tell a Story
NPR's Scott Simon gives story writing advice, tips, and encouragement to journalists in this interesting video.
This video is part of the YouTube Reporters' Center, which has many more videos about news reporting: http://www.youtube.com/reporterscenter
Get Involved - BCTC Courier
BCTC has a college newspaper--the BCTC Courier. The BCTC Courier office is located in the Moloney Building, Room 240, Cooper Campus. Stop by if interested in participating. You can also email the BCTC Courier staff at BCTC_Courier@kctcs.edu or visit the BCTC Courier online at http://bluegrasscourier.com/
Journalism & Mass Media at BCTC
Journalism and mass media courses offered at BCTC:
JOU 101 Introduction to Journalism (3)
This course surveys the history and social theories of journalism and introduces students to contemporary journalistic practice. Student will learn about the function and operation of print, electronic and on-line news media. Issues and concepts to be covered include the relationship of government to media; press freedom and controls; media ethics, and the impact of global communications. The course also covers the relationship of journalism to advertising, public relations and telecommunications, particularly with regard to new technologies.
JOU 204 Writing for the Mass Media (3)
An introduction to the concepts and techniques of media writing. This course offers hands-on instruction in information gathering, organization, and writing for print, broadcast and on-line media. Prerequisites: JOU pre-major status; JOU 101 or consent of instructor.
COM 249 Mass Media and Mass Culture (3)
Examines the interplay between the technology and content of the mass communications media and culture. Prerequisite: COM 101 or SOC 101.
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