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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CNNS 400</span>

CNNS 400 Critical Issues in Journalism


Degree Credit
Communication & Design Program Area


Prerequisite(s): CNNS 101;
Antirequisite(s): JRN 400
Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $711.31* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)


This course takes a close look at some of the larger issues that journalists face in their day-to-day work. The list of issues includes, but is not limited to: diversity of race, gender, sexuality and religion in newsroom makeup and story coverage; the changing landscape of news media in the digital age and the revolving notion of who is a journalist in the world of bloggers and citizen journalists; the relationship between journalism and public relations; and the role of news media as a watchdog of democracy.

Fall 2018
Enrolment for this term is closed.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Fall 2018.
Winter 2019
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There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Winter 2019.
Spring/Summer 2019
Enrolment for Spring/Summer 2019 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.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Spring/Summer 2019

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