Course Description

MIT 3835F-001 (Fall 2021)   Blogs, Columns, and Op Eds: Making Opinions Matter

Instructor: D. Brown

Course Description
The purpose of this class is for students to become proficient at writing opinion pieces, for example columns. The web is an opinion medium – readers go online seeking informed commentary on the issues of the day, so we will explore the difference between mere ranting and a reasoned argument.


Antirequisites: MIT 3856G if taken in 2015-16, 2016-2017, 2017-18 or 2018-19.

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.