Magazine Editing

Course Code PB-751
Lecture hours per week 4
Lab hours per week 0
Course Availability: Open

This course gives an in-depth analysis of the magazine industry and the role an editor plays in shaping each issue. During the twelve weeks students will examine the variety of editorial functions performed by staff and freelancers, and follow the process of assembling the content of a magazine. Special emphasis will be placed on the interplay of text, art, and advertising in the creation of an overall “style” for a particular publication. Throughout the course students will examine the craft of polishing and shaping articles, writing titles and headlines, and marrying all of this content with the help of the art department.