JRN306 Mobile Reporting

Course Description

Provides instruction on and experience in reporting breaking and spot news on and for mobile devices. Through emphasis on grassroots and community reporting, students learn the unique demands of journalism via mobile device. They practice writing, shooting photos and video, and capturing audio optimized for mobile media. They also learn to use and create mobile apps for news and entertainment. Students must have access to a mobile device, such as a tablet computer or smartphone.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate proficiency in reporting using a mobile device.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in reporting for mobile devices.
  • Exhibit understanding of the unique demands of mobile reporting by adapting stories for various platforms.