Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2019/2020
Canadian Excellence

Politics, Advocacy and Journalism
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 1.5
  • Lab: 1.5

Students analyze news media coverage of contemporary political controversies through lectures and visits to government meetings and courts, with the goal of discerning distinct journalistic approaches. They learn how conventional and advocacy journalists navigate the political landscape and the norms of journalistic objectivity, and apply that knowledge in their own reporting and writing. (Cross-listed as HR214.)

Additional Course Information
HR312, JN214, JN312.