Tompkins Cortland Community College

COMM100 - Creating Online Media


This course introduces students to the fundamentals of producing online media. The creation and positioning of web sites, online reporting and writing skills, and incorporating audio, video, and graphics in story development will be emphasized. Fundamental journalism skills such as identifying news, reporting and verifying information, and writing with rigor and accuracy will also be emphasized. Other topics covered include basic HTML and website design, legal and ethical problems emerging in online media, and copyright and intellectual property laws related to digital media. Prerequisites: Prior completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENGL 100. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.