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Loeb School Presents Free Winter Classes

MANCHESTER - The Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications is accepting registrations for its winter session, including Photoshop Basics and free classes in News Writing, Social Media, Broadcasting and the First Amendment.

The six-week session runs on Wednesday evenings from Jan. 9 to Feb. 13. Students of all ages -- middle schoolers to retirees -- are welcome.

News writing is taught by veteran Concord Monitor reporter and editor Meg Heckman. She explores covering and writing news stories, from hatching an idea to planning and conducting interviews to putting it all on paper or a website -- on deadline! Class time: 7-8:30 p.m.

In Advanced Social Media, instructor Judi Window of 311 Management Services covers understanding and incorporating Social Media in business. The class is designed for students planning to use or currently using Social Media to enhance their business, non-profit or personal brand. Students must have a firm grasp on Facebook, Twitter, and other basic Social Media formats. Class time: 5:30-7 p.m.

Also returning for the winter session is the popular class on Photoshop, the photo and graphics editing program. In Photoshop Elements 6: The Basics, instructor Debi Rapson covers basic techniques, ethics and the logic behind the program menu. Class time: 5:30-7 p.m. Fee: $50. ($25 for 18 years old and under)

Broadcasting is taught by WMUR Reporter Andy Hershberger, Executive Producer David Hurlburt and Director of News Operations Jim Breen. Students learn how broadcast news fits in the changing media world, the technical magic behind getting news on the air and the nuts and bolts of covering stories. With a dose of ethics and the First Amendment, students come away with a well-rounded introduction to broadcast news. Class time: 7-8:30 p.m.

No classes at the Nackey S. Loeb School would mean much without the First Amendment. Attorney Gregory Sullivan presents an easy-to-understand course on the protections and freedoms offered by the First Amendment. The course prompts lively debates on how far the media and individuals can, and should, go in reporting the news and expressing opinions. Class time: 5:30-7 p.m.

Apply at or by calling 627-0005.


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