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Course Title[Course Code]:Introduction to the Press[INFO 1102]

Faculty: Arts
Department: Mass Communication
Program: Information (Journalism)
Compulsory / Elective:Compulsory
Undergraduate(First Year-First Semester)
Lecture:( 2 ) Practical / Clinical:( 2 ) Tutorial:( - )

Course Description:
The course aims at giving the students the basic information about journalism and its important role in contemporary societies, as well as its different kinds. It also provides them with information about press councils, journalists’ unions in the world and the charter of news business, in addition to information about the nature of journalistic work in journals and magazines, and the influencing factors on press production.