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Journalism 133
Editing and News Management
Spring 2024

JOUR 133, Sec. 1; 3 credit units
Tuesday & Thursday, 10:30 - 11:45 a.m.
DBH209 (Spartan Daily newsroom)

About This Course:

Current Course Materials:


These materials will be updated
throughout the semester.

Course Description

Instructor description: Students will be taught the most important elements of being an editor in a daily newsroom setting. Subjects will include:

  • Editing for spelling, grammar, context and accuracy;
  • Writing headlines, decks, kickers, cutlines, link text and other teasers
  • Generating and focusing story ideas
  • Working with reporters and other editors to produce high-quality stories.

Catalog description: Media lab. Designed for the editor serving as wordsmith and coach, a hands-on approach to copy editing and headline writing for online and print media.

For More Information

Please contact Prof. Craig, either by phone at 924-3287, or by e-mail at