2024 - 2025 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

ENG2053A/ENG2053B Journalism A

0.5 credit per semester

This basic journalism course is recommended for all students interested in working on school publications and is required for those seeking editorial positions. Students develop skills in gathering and reporting news, editing, copyreading, and headlining. Students also consider issues such as the responsibilities of the press, libel and slander laws, problems of censorship, and the role of the news media in shaping public opinion.

9 - 10 - 11 - 12
No repeats for credit

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