10658 Workshop: Journalistic Editing 1

Credits: 2 intermediate credits in Communication

Prerequisite: Introduction to Mass Media

The course is based on chapters 1-3 and 9-13 of Journalism: Gathering Information, Writing and Editing, by Y. Limor and R. Mann (in Hebrew).

The course is a workshop on fundamentals of journalistic editing. Students practice patterns of journalistic editing: editing considerations, handling editorials, headlines and layout at the workshop sessions as well as in homework assignments. The workshop does not aim to train journalists but does afford the opportunity to experience journalistic editing. Participation in tutorial sessions is mandatory.

Topics: Journalism in Israel and in the world milestones; The newspaper organizational aspects, content aspects; Journalistic editing; Headlines; Setting and layout; Photographs and graphics; Law and ethics.

1No more than 4 credits will be granted for workshops in Communication, unless otherwise specified in the study program.