Learning Objectives

  1. Describe media writing style conventions including accuracy, brevity, and clarity.
  2. Identify the connection between thinking and writing.
  3. Apply major Associated Press style points to news writing.
  4. Apply additional language rules including the use of strong verbs, the active voice, precision, conciseness, and accessibility.
  5. Use correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, and mechanics in news and persuasive writing.