Even as the 'Age of Newspapers' seems to be coming to an end, human beings' need for authoritative commentary on music remains as strong as ever. Along with surveying the history of music journalism from the early eighteenth century up to the present day, this unit of study offers participants the chance to try their hands at various forms of music journalism.
1 hr lecture, 1 hr tut/week.
Exercises in music journalism and reviewing 4,000 words (50%), final paper 2,000 words (30%), participation (20%)
18 junior credit points