Course projects

Communication Studies courses produce a wide range of excellent student work, including:

Through the Curtain
JMC 126H: Writing for Digital Media
This site features the digital-first writing of our department’s introduction to digital course. Students focus on localizing larger stories and creating content maximized for online platforms and audiences.


Whitworth Reporting
JMC 325W: Reporting
This blog highlights the wide expanse of work done by advanced Reporting students. The emphasis is on written narrative and the topics range from local to international


Explore! Interactive
JMC 335: Interactive Journalism
This annual online publication is produced by the students of JMC 335. Each year’s class selects a common theme and produces a range of original multimedia content. Issues have examined student entertainment opportunities, Spokane neighborhoods and outdoor culture.


Inland NW Stories
JMC 396: Travel Journalism
This site features storytelling and news related to travel and tourism in the Inland Northwest region. We focus on Eastern and Central Washington, Northern Idaho, Western Montana and – occasionally – farther afield.


SP402 Takes On…
SP 402: Freedom and Responsibility of Speech
This project requires students to explore and explain a significant Supreme Court decision dealing with a free speech issue by creating multimedia content on the decision’s history, theory, common law or digital application.