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CMA 307 Reel Journalism

Prerequisite: CMA 280 or permission of the instructor (First semester—odd years/3 credits) 

Reel Journalism explores the portrayal of reporters, editors, photojournalists and broadcasters at work in feature narrative films made in the US from the 1930s to the present. The course will examine the social and political contexts of over 35 movies, and will be divided into four parts as follows: the journalist as hero; the journalist as villain; the journalist as participant, and the journalist as witness.