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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Classroom
Starting at $573.00
As few as 9 weeks
3.0 Credits

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 2018 Schedule

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

Available
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Steve Holzer
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Fee:
$573.00
6 days left. Enroll by Sep 26, 2018
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 25 students. Enrollment deadline: October 03, 2018. No refund after October 10, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 10, 2018
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve materials.
Schedule
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Lecture
Wed Sep 26, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Humanities Bldg. A26
Lecture
Wed Oct 3, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Humanities Bldg. A26
Lecture
Wed Oct 10, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Humanities Bldg. A26
Lecture
Wed Oct 17, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Humanities Bldg. A26
Lecture
Wed Oct 24, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Humanities Bldg. A26
Lecture
Wed Oct 31, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Humanities Bldg. A26
Lecture
Wed Nov 7, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Humanities Bldg. A26
Lecture
Wed Nov 14, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Humanities Bldg. A26
Lecture
Wed Nov 21, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Humanities Bldg. A26

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