COMM Specialized Writing and Reporting: Human Rights Journalism (COMM 177K)
Civil Rights/Liberties: General
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Specialized Writing and Reporting: Human Rights Journalism (COMM 177K)
School of Humanities & Sciences
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] Civil Rights/Liberties: General
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] as a Relevant Course outside SLS for those interested in Civil Rights : Students interested in a public interest practice should consider taking 1 or more civil rights or discrimination courses analyzing social and political problems from different perspectives for a more in-depth understanding of the issues. This course focuses on the role of individual journalists in publicizing political violence and human rights issues.
General course Description:
(Graduate students register for COMM 277K.) The evolution of human rights law and enforcement, and the role of journalists in uncovering, pursuing, and publicizing political violence, detention, and torture. Case studies from S. Africa, Latin America, Israel and Palestine, N. Ireland, Bosnia, Rwanda, and Sudan and Darfur. Human rights issues in the U.S. in the aftermath of 9/11. Students conduct research and write journalistic reports on foreign and domestic issues. Prerequisite: 104 or consent of instructor.
Course Style: A Substantive course teaches the law, theory, and policy in a particular area of law