JOUR 1240: Advanced Copy Editing

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Course Format Lecture 1.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 1.0 h
Credits 1.5

Course Description

This course builds on the skills developed in JOUR 1142: Basics of Copy Editing. Students learn how to undertake more challenging structural changes to stories, refining those stories to improve their flow. Students also learn how to assess stories for gaps and omissions in information, fairness, good taste, libel, editorializing, and other issues.

Registration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Journalism program.

Prerequisite(s): JOUR 1142.

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