Thursday, October 18, 2012

Spring 2013 Journalism course "Reporting the Arts"

JOUR-J 460, 22056 and JOUR-J 552, 28698.  Reporting the Arts (3 credits)

1-2:15 pm, MW, Ernie Pyle 207, Professor Peter Jacobi


The School of Journalism offers students a course designed to develop knowledge of and skills in reporting and reviewing the arts. Students with such an interest – with journalism major and/or background in a creative or performing arts area and/or a background in arts administration – are welcome.  Class is limited to 18.


Course provides students with training in the coverage of the arts. Writing assignments range from feature articles to news to criticism for the journalistic media. Course includes coverage of issues revolving around the arts and society. Of value also to those who plan to write about the arts for promotion or development purposes. Close attention is given to information gathering and writing. Good opportunity for a student to sharpen writing skills in an area of special interest.


For further information, please contact Professor Emeritus Peter Jacobi at 856-1935 or 334-0063 or via e-mail,