The Master of Arts in New Arts Journalism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) reinterprets and transforms the largely textual skills of a traditional journalist into the multitasking demands of contemporary arts journalism, where text and image are intertwined and a journalist is often the initial designer and editor of his or her feature.

In support of these multivalent demands, the SAIC New Arts Journalism program curriculum includes courses in production and design in the following formats:

You will also examine the contexts of investigative reporting, the opinion piece, the documentary, and the critical essay and refine your writing of:

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