BA in Journalism and Mass Communication
The George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
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In our classrooms, computer labs, and broadcast studio, our faculty of award-winning journalists and academics teach students to report, produce and write for all media forms. Classes include database and multi-platform reporting, investigative journalism, and studio production. The curriculum also focuses on the role journalism and media play in civic and political life.
The Journalism and Mass Communication major and minor provide students with practical skills and an academic background in the role and effects of journalism and media messages. The program emphasizes analysis and critical thinking as students pursue the experimental study of media and journalism, media law, history, processes, ethics, and effects.