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Coursework

Public Affairs Reporting

Emerson College

Boston, MA

Instructor

Mark Leccese

Date

Fall 2022

"Introduces the structure and functions of state, local, and federal government from a journalist’s perspective. Students report and write in-depth stories on proposed legislation, campaign finance, and current issues in government. Students also become familiar with and make use of public records and open meeting laws, learn advanced reporting skills through readings and class lectures, and review and critique each other’s stories."

Samples

Joint Committee on Higher Education Plans to Resubmit Bill Establishing a Review Commission During Upcoming Legislative Session
DPU and MBTA plan to increase staffing to address growing concerns on the T
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education To Allocate $130 Million To Fund School Programs Addressing Decline in Standardized Test Scores

Digital Journalism

Emerson College

Boston, MA

Instructor

Cindy Rodríguez

Date

Spring 2022

"Covers the use of audio and visual media to tell news stories. Examines modern media, analyzes still and moving images, sound, and best web practices. Students learn how to use photography, videography, and audio to tell compelling stories. They develop and report multimedia stories in and around Boston. Image and sound manipulation and other ethical challenges in the digital age are discussed."

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