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ERIC Number: EJ611099
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1077-6958
Teaching Civic Journalism: Integrating Theory and Practice.
McDevitt, Michael
Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, v55 n2 p40-49 Sum 2000
Describes a journalism course that used an integrative approach to teaching about the principles, practice, and effects of civic journalism, combining theory, news writing, and evaluation. Describes the class project on the controversial issue of panhandling. Discusses goals of civic journalism and of the project, journalistic methods used, evaluation of the project, and normative conceptions of democracy underlying the project. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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