2018 - Spring

Methods and Practice: Writing For Reporters

Course Number: JOUR-UA 202.003

Day & Time: Mon 9:30-12:30

Location: 20 Cooper Square, room 657

Instructor: Ta-Nehisi Coates

Writing Journalism is a course for journalists with a strong reporting foundation who wish to improve their ability to communicate that reporting with impact. The class is a mix of workshop and reading journalists who excel at both reporting and writing including, Elizabeth Kolbert, Kathryn Schultz, Ian Frazier and James Baldwin.

If you are interested in Ta-Nehisi Coates’ ‘Methods and Practice: Writing Journalism’ spring 2018 course please submit a 1000 word essay on why you want to be in this course to Sasha Panaram (sasha.panaram@nyu.edu) by 5:00 pm on November 21st, 2017. Late applications will not be considered. Your application should be saved in a Word or PDF file and include your full name, net id, and class year (sophomore, junior, or senior) in the heading of the document.
Prerequisites: JOUR-UA 501 Investigating Journalism, JOUR-UA 101 Journalistic Inquiry: The Writen Word, JOUR-UA 102  Journalistic Inquiry, Multimedia.  First-year students are not eligible to apply