1. This course examines the requisites of mass media writing from the principles and process of writing, through the elements of composition, to an examination of common errors of writing. It involves practical writing exercises and error detection clinics. Besides, primary competence in language use, it emphasizes the development of the journalistic style.  Instruction and practice in writing for the mass communication media with the major emphasis on the development of the journalistic style and proficiency in grammar and the use of language.