Marquette University Diederich College of Communication
Avenues West, USA
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The journalism major is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to become socially responsible digital journalists who produce in-depth journalism stories based upon authentic, reliable sources and data. In short, they learn to do Journalism that Matters.
Students learn to gather, synthesize and present news and information using a variety of digital story techniques and platforms. Courses provide hands-on opportunities to develop strong writing, reporting and editing skills as well as an understanding of evidence based data gathering and analysis using appropriate research methodologies. Grounded in the liberal arts, journalism majors also gain familiarity with the law, history and the ethics of the profession.