2018-2019 Graduate Course Catalog 
    May 30, 2024  
2018-2019 Graduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Magazine, Newspaper, and Online Journalism, MA

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Melissa Chessher, Director
318 Newhouse 3, 315-443-4004


Harriet Brown, Melissa Chessher, Aileen Gallagher, Erica Goode, Seth Gitner, Roy Gutterman, Joel Kaplan, Stephen M. Masiclat, Greg Munno, Dan Pacheco, Adam R. Peruta, Cheryl Reed, James Shahin, Corey Takahashi, Jodi Upton

The magazine, newspaper, and online journalism program prepares students to work on the nation’s magazines, newspapers, wire services, and online web sites. Students learn to meet professional standards in whichever specialization they choose: writing, reporting, design, or editing. The program emphasizes deadline requirements, reportage, and field study.

This 36-credit program leads to a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Magazine, Newspaper, and Online Journalism.

Student Learning Outcomes in Magazine, Newspaper and Online Journalism

In addition to the comprehensive Newhouse School learning outcomes listed in the Newhouse School’s Educational Mission  statement, students in the Magazine, Newspaper and Online Journalism Master’s program are expected to achieve the following additional learning outcome:

1. Demonstrate the cross-platform fluency by producing a range of content types for a digital world

Editing (Choose One)

Electives (Choose Three; 9 Credits)

Electives will be selected in consultation with the student’s advisor from the broad range of graduate offerings in the Newhouse School and the University at large. Many students elect to complete an internship (NEW 535 ) at one of several Central New York newspapers. (Students choosing to participate in Sports Communications Emphasis take two additional one-credit seminars and will complete a total of 38 credits.)

Capstone (6 credits)

Total: 36 credits

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