This course will introduce the student to various types of media writing including: print and broadcast journalism, public relations, advertising in print and online media. Students will build skills in information gathering and research, interviewing, organizing data and information, writing and revising their writing. Strategies for writing informative, persuasive and promotional content will be stressed. Students will also critique the relevance, clarity, quality and reliability of current media writing and writing from other students’ in class. The mechanics of writing and AP style are reviewed.