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JOUR 48800: Issues and the News

About this Guide

Course Description:
A capstone course for seniors majoring or minoring in journalism, designed to give the students an opportunity for in-depth news examination and analysis from numerous sources. Ongoing critique of major news issues of the day. Students examine the variety of information sources available and incorporate various points of view from around the world. They present key summaries of issues they are monitoring, producing news stories and analytic pieces. 

Topical Pathfinders

Pathfinder on Freedom of the Press

Pathfinder on Reporter Safety

Library Support:

1. Make a research consultation with me by clicking "Schedule Appointment" under my photograph.  You can also send me an email describing your topic and times you are available.

2. We'll gather background information in a Google Doc and look at different media outlets as appropriate to find coverage of an event.  

Research Model

Cathy Michael

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Cathy Michael
Ithaca College Library 953 Danby Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850‑7002