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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
Enrolment for Spring/Summer 2017 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.Due to Congress 2017, there will be no undergraduate, graduate, or Chang School on campus classes from Saturday, May 27 to Friday, June 2, 2017. Distance courses will not be affected and will run as scheduled.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Spring/Summer 2017

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