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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CJRN 401</span>

CJRN 401 History of Journalism


Certificate and Degree Credit
Communication & Design Program Area


Prerequisite(s): JRN 103 and JRN 105;
Antirequisite(s): NNS 401
Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $671.15* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)


This course studies the evolution of journalism from 1600 to the present. It examines the various forms that news took at different periods and in different places; how news influenced culture and was influenced by it, as well as by changing technology, business organization, and markets; how different audiences used and responded to news; and how the producers of news understood their work in relation to their society, their audiences, their employers and their peers.

Fall 2016
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Classroom Delivery Option
Monday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 12 Sep 2016-12 Dec 2016
Tuesday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 13 Sep 2016-13 Dec 2016
Winter 2017
Enrolment for this term is closed.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Winter 2017
Spring/Summer 2017
Online enrolment for the Winter 2017 term will close effective Wednesday, February 1, 2017. However, for courses eligible for enrolment prior to the third scheduled class, students may enrol in person at the ServiceHub until Friday, February 3, 2017 (as long as space in the course is still available). Distance, language, and business courses are not eligible.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Spring/Summer 2017

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