Course syllabus / YU only
This class focuses on writing digital news features
on digital journalism platforms.
We will start with journalism basics but you will soon
be writing feature articles. We will cover idea
generation, pitches, story production, ethics, basic
photography, graphics production and what is
sometimes referred to as second day stories…
where we take news of the day or breaking news
and then pull a specific thread to explore a cause or
personal story impacted by that day-of or breaking
We have also made an agreement with the student
editors of the YU Observer this year that will allow
students in this course to work with the news-site to
pitch feature stories to the newspaper when
Gewirtz, J. (2022, Fall). Syllabus, ENGL 1502: Feature Writing. Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University.
*This is constructed from limited available data and may be imprecise.