Entertainment Journalism

JOURN X 465.5
Learn to identify stories, target particular outlets, shape pitches and write stories designed for various media entities.
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Fall
Classroom
Starting at $573.00
As few as 9 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Dabble in the history of celebrity journalism and examine the seminal moments that turned it from a specialized field into mainstream and popular culture
  • Explore all forms of media, including magazine, newspaper, television, and online journalism with a keen emphasis on writing and reporting
  • Examine the influence of social media on the way stories are covered in various media
  • Hear from guest lecturers who are well-known industry leaders from leading publications, entertainment television shows, and online outlets

About this course:

From ET to TMZ, from People to Perez Hilton, entertainment journalism has evolved into a vibrant form of journalism and an essential component of the movie and TV industry. This course explores the history of celebrity journalism and examines the seminal moments that turned it from a specialized field into mainstream and popular culture. Learn to identify stories, target particular outlets, shape pitches and write stories designed for various media entities. Examine the influence of social media on the way stories are covered in various mediums. Guest lecturers are well-known industry leaders from leading publications, entertainment television shows and online outlets. Instruction focuses on all forms of media, including magazine, newspaper, television and online journalism with a keen emphasis on writing and reporting.

Fall 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens July 29, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Steve Holzer
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Fee:
$573.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 25 students. Enrollment deadline: October 8, 2019.  Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
Refunds only available from July 30, 2019 to November 19, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Sep 25, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Kaplan Hall A26
Lecture
Wed Oct 2, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Kaplan Hall A26
Lecture
Wed Oct 9, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Kaplan Hall A26
Lecture
Wed Oct 16, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Kaplan Hall A26
Lecture
Wed Oct 23, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Kaplan Hall A26
Lecture
Wed Oct 30, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Kaplan Hall A26
Lecture
Wed Nov 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Kaplan Hall A26
Lecture
Wed Nov 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Kaplan Hall A26
Lecture
Wed Nov 20, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Kaplan Hall A26

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