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Journalism and Mass Communication

A research guide for journalism students

Purdue OWL AP Style Guide

Degrees and Careers

Students majoring in Communication receive a B.A. degree. Specialized majors in Public Relations, Converging & Interactive Media, Broadcast & Electronic Media, and Multimedia Journalism can be chosen too.  

Career Information from the Occupational Outlook Handbook:
Media and Communication Occupations

Internet Resources

When selecting Internet resources it is important to evaluate the quality of any websites that you use. Consult the USM Library’s Evaluating Web Resources guide, or Evaluating Web Pages (UC Berkley) for evaluation criteria. The following is a selected list of websites that you may find useful.

Associations and Organizations

Blogs