Writing 2: Writing to Deadline

Course Code: MSCP 1002

Academic Year: 2020-2021

Building on the previous semester, this course helps students to continue to produce clean, simple writing based on facts, interviews and research with an emphasis on writing to very tight deadlines. Throughout the course CP Style is enforced as well as the elements of grammar and sentence structure. Students are introduced to a new set of story formats, including features and stories with a non-traditional structure. The course also emphasizes fast-paced reaction to breaking news stories. Students also develop copy-editing skills.