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JOUR 4311 [0.5 credit] Specialized Journalism: Justice and Journalists

Examination of the Supreme Court of Canada, and the role of journalists in covering it. Students attend hearings and gain insight into the court’s role in the making and shaping of Canada. Emphasis on explanatory/analytical reporting; production of an extended work of journalism.
Prerequisite(s): fourth-year standing in B.J. Honours or permission of the School.
Also offered at the graduate level, with different requirements, as JOUR 5311, for which additional credit is precluded.
Lectures, discussion and seminars three hours a week.