The course focuses on the nature of features writing in newspaper and magazine houses. The students will be familiarize with the elements of features writing, the contents of features stories, the structure of features articles and the difference between features writing, news writing and editorial writing. Other areas of focus will include: special features and profiles, interview features and profiles, features sidebar and features series, opinion columns, personal columns, service columns, travel guide, art reviews, special correspondents, language of features, how to write the features story, how to write the features intro, features sub-editor and writing task.
Level of Study: 200 Level