An eight-week online course.
Description: Explores the concept and practice of solutions journalism, an emerging journalism model. Learning about the origins of this model, the reporting and writing strategies necessary to achieve it and its impact.
Description: Storytelling with visuals generated from data. Theory and practice of visualization and analysis basics.
Description: Economic theory applied to analysis of mass media industries. Structure, performance, and competitions across print media, advertising, broadcasting, and new digital media. Preparation for conducting economic analyses of mass media behavior and performance.
Description: Laws, regulations, and practices by which federal, state, and local government enhance or retard access to information about the executive, legislative, and judicial branches.
Description: How to engage today's distracted readers and viewers and connect with communities to provide important news and information. Study the engagement practices of U.S. news organizations and learn how they connect with digital audiences across platforms.
Open only to students seeking a 7-12 journalism teaching endorsement.
Description: Problems and procedures involved in producing school newspapers, yearbooks, literary magazines, and radio and/or video projects.
Prerequisites: JOMC 101, JOMC 130-134, JOUR 200A with a C or higher; ADPR 151, ADPR 221, ADPR 283 or BRDC 227, BRDC 269, BRDC 260 or SPMC 150, 250 or JOUR 200B with a C or higher; JOMC 206; junior standing
Description: Research and then visit a selected country and produce a multimedia story dealing with an emerging country in which there is need. Spend eight weeks conducting story research on campus then travel to the country either during winter break or in May. Spend three weeks in the country while working on the story then finish writing and editing after returning to Nebraska.
12 hours max special topics hours at all levels (100, 200, 300, 400) per degree
Description: Topics vary each term.