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Journalism Copy Editing

Course Code JO-209
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open
Description: This course is a diploma requirement in for students enrolled in the Fast-Track Journalism program at Centennial College. It is designed to assist prospective journalists in developing the skills needed to prepare news copy for publication. Emphasis is placed on making mechanical, factual and contextual corrections; improving story leads and organization; and forging positive and effective “coaching” relationships with reporters. Through individual and teamwork, each participant is responsible for producing publishable copy. *Minimum C grade required