The foundation course for all students. Teaches the essential skills of researching, reporting and writing. Students will be assigned a neighborhood in New York and concentrate their reporting there for the semester. Students devote two days a week. The first day is spent in seminar and drill. The second day is spent reporting throughout New York. Frequent writing exercises and stories. This course is taught in Spanish and assignments produced in Spanish.
Requirement: Students in both the MA-Journalism and the MA-Social Journalism are required publish at least one piece of work each semester in Craft 1 and 2 (MAJ) and Reporting for Social J and Advanced Reporting for Social J (MASJ). Students can fulfill this requirement with work from any first or second-semester class.