Everything you need to know about this course is found here, including course objectives, expectations, policies, as well as the grading rubric and scale.
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Click here to view the course schedule, which includes lecture topics, due dates, assignment details and links to several readings.
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JRN361 students are required to cover high school sports contests in the New Haven County area. Their articles will be showcased here.
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PROFESSOR'S CONTACT INFORMATION
Twitter: @mollyyanity | @QUjournalism
Class hashtag: #JRN361
Do not call or text my personal phone
OFFICE HOURS in CCE267
Mondays 10 a.m.-noon
Tuesdays 9:30 a.m.-noon
Thursdays 9:30 a.m.-noon
** For this class, it is required you keep informed of current events in sports. Do not simply pay attention to hot takes and rumors, but focus on how these reporters cover games, who they interview, the topics and people about whom they wrote. Start by following the following journalists on Twitter: Greg Bishop, Richard Deitsch (and check out his podcast!), Lee Jenkins, Sally Jenkins, Elizabeth Merrill, J.R. Moehringer, Jason Reid, Eli Saslow, Ramona Shelburne, Don Van Natta, Kevin Van Valkenburg, Dan Wetzel and Seth Wickersham.
There are so many more... Feel free to share your favorites, as well!
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