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"It is the duty of a newspaper to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable."
--Anonymous (often attributed to H.L. Mencken)

Welcome to Journalism, in which we cover news writing (from hard news to opinion essays), media criticism, and ethics, with a focus on storytelling. The class is taught by Chris A. Smith, an award-winning journalist and photographer who's written on everything from San Francisco politics to Middle Eastern war to African rock stars.

6-10pm, Mondays

Required text: Inside Reporting, by Tim Harrower (Third edition: ISBN 978-0-07-352617-1)


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Questions? chrsmith [at] aii [dot] edu

photo copyright Chris Smith