Journalism Classes

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Journalism 21

WANT TO WRITE AND GET PUBLISHED? Learn basic news writing at Laney College on Monday nights between 6-9 p.m.  This class teaches you how to write basic news stories, how to interview effectively and how to write compelling feature stories. Good writing spices up blogs, Facebook and other Social Media. So come on and give it try. Class starts Jan. 23 and costs $108 for three units. Credits transferable to both UC and CSU. You must enroll. For further information, contact Scott Strain at sastrain@peralta.edu. Note: Register early in order to avoid cancellations due to insufficient registrations.

Journalism 18A-D

GET PUBLISHED!!!—The Laney Tower newspaper, the ONLY student-run publication in the Peralta Community College District, is looking for writers, editors, designers and photographers for its 2015 Fall Semester editions. The course, “Newspaper Production 18A-D,” has both a class and an online option. The course is transferable to both the UC and CSU systems. Cost is $108 ($36), no textbook is required, but enrollment is.  Classes start Jan. 23.  For further information, contact Burt Dragin at bdragin@peralta.edu. Register early in order to avoid cancellations due to insufficient registrations.

Journalism 62

WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH JOURNALISM. Survey of Mass Media (62) at Laney College: 2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m. Tues/Thurs. Classes start Jan. 24.

Communication techniques from personal to mass media: Human communication and the path to today’s mass media including newspapers, TV, radio, magazines, movies, books and the internet; exploration of the role of advertising and public relations, along with cultural, social, and corporate influences on mass media content. And much more!
To enroll, go to Peralta.edu. For details, contact instructor Burt Dragin at bdragin@peralta.edu. Register early in order to avoid cancellation due to insufficient enrollment.

Journalism 65

Learn about Social Media this fall at Laney College! Journalism 65 (JOURN 65) brings you all the latest developments in the fast-changing, high-tech world. Wondering what it’s all about?  Want to use it professionally? Take Journalism 65: Social Media for Journalists (and other professions). Satisfies General Ed requirements! 3 Units ($108). Taught Wednesdays 1:00-3:50 p.m. First class is Jan. 25. To enroll, go to Peralta.edu. For details, contact instructor Scott Strain at sastrain@peralta.edu. Register early in order to avoid cancellation due to insufficient enrollment.

Helpful links:

Laney Journalism Home page

Journalism Courses

Journalism Degree

Scholarships and other funding sources

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