2023 – Summer

Report NY (Session 2)

Course Number: JOUR-UA 21.060

Day & Time: Tue/Thu, 12:00-3:00pm

Location: 20 Cooper Sq.

Instructor: Judith Schoolman

Albert Class Number: 2373

This course is for pre-college students who want exposure to the craft at a beginner’s level. It’s a class in gathering and writing the news, including news evaluation, reporting and writing techniques, and specialized beats, with New York City, especially Downtown New York and its nearby Brooklyn neighbors, as the lab. It’s designed to provide extensive practice. It covers how reporters are assigned stories, how stories are planned and written, and journalism ethics and responsibilities. Students report and write stories under newsroom conditions. For students with and without prior journalism studies or experience.