Grounds students in the basic newsgathering skills needed to work for news enterprises. Students learn techniques central to researching, reporting and writing stories for various media formats, including print, online, and broadcast journalism. Prerq., JOUR 2601 or 1002. Prerequisites: Requires prerequisite course of JOUR 2601 or 1002. Restricted to News Editorial (NSED-BSJR or JNED-BSJR) majors and with a minumum of 57 hours taken.