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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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.

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