Courses

Why study journalism?
Click on the reporter at left to get the answer

Summer 2018

I’m teaching HI 280 History of Rock’n’Roll  for the Boston University Department of History. Click here for the syllabus.

Fall 2018

I’m teaching JO 700 Graduate Symposium in Journalism (still listed in the schedule as one of the sections of JO 502 Special Topics in Journalism) and JO 542 The Literature of Journalism.   With my colleague Dick Lehr, I also oversee our undergraduate and graduate practicum courses: JO 412 Internship and JO 737 Internship.

Click here for the syllabus for
JO 700 Graduate Symposium in Journalism.


Click here for the syllabus for
JO 542 The Literature of Journalism

For journalism interns:
Here is the syllabus for JO 412 Internship for undergraduates.
Here is the syllabus for JO 737 Internship for graduate students.

Bibliographies

The bibliographies below serve these courses that I teach:  JO 357 History and Principles of Journalism, JO 542 The Literature of Journalism, JO 700 Graduate Symposium in Journalism and HI 280 The History of Rock’n’Roll. Click on the links for a listing of key works in each area.

Journalism
Rock’n’Roll

Syllabus Archive

Here are recent course outlines for the classes I teach, just to give you an idea of what we will do if you see one of these listed in an upcoming semester. These will always be altered, but these old outlines give you a general idea of what’s going on.

Here is an old syllabus for JO 150 History and Principles of Journalism
Here is an old syllabus for JO 502 American Media Culture
Here is an old syllabus for JO 100 Introduction to Journalism