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"Roush’s teaching style is engaging and effective. He took difficult subjects and made them accessible. It was fun to learn from him.” - UNC student comment

Roush teaches the following classes at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

JOMC 153 News Writing - Study of elements of news stories, writing of leads, organization and writing of various types of news stories.

JOMC 450 Business and the Media - Role of media in U.S. society and effect on public perception of business. Relationship of business press and corporate America. Current issues in business journalism.

JOMC 451 Economics Reporting - Coverage of Wall Street and the economy, including stocks, bonds, and economic indicators. Reporting on the Federal Reserve, labor, consumer sector, manufacturing and inflattion, and certain industries.

JOMC 452 Business Reporting - Methods and tactics of covering businesses for mass communication. Why and how companies operate and how to write stories about corporate news from public records and other sources.

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In the summer of 2007, Chris taught business journalism to students at the Durban University of Technology in South Africa.

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Roush’s classes at UNC include mock press conferences with the Kenan-Flagler business school and interviews with local executives as well as traditional lectures.