This course introduces students to the journalism master’s program, to Washington, D.C., and to basic digital skill sets. The intense schedule focuses on information gathering, writing, reporting and producing for a variety of media platforms. Emphasis is on fundamentals of critical thinking news judgment, interviewing, ethics and verification - all against a backdrop of a changing media industry. Usually Offered: summer. Restriction:Communication: Journalism and Public Affairs (MA) or Journalism and Digital Storytelling (MA).