The course Writing for the Mass Media equips students with understanding the social institution known as the Mass Media and how students can fashion their writing skills when writing for the mass media in order for it to achieve its role in society. The course will broadly prepare students by introducing them to the basic concepts in writing for the Mass Media, highlighting how various principles of effective media writing can be achieved and demonstrating how these can be applied for the various media.  The course will exposing students generally to writing as a way of earning a living.