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ALJ721 - International News

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Usha Rodrigues

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This journalism studies unit introduces students to the theories and practice of international journalism. It will examine the imperatives of global news flows, and the impact social, political, economic and technological factors have on reporting and distribution of international news. The unit will explore the changing role of foreign correspondents and the need to develop an understanding and sensitivity to different cultures and values of countries in which they work. The unit will also engage with the breakdown of roles between the journalist, media organisations and the interactive audience.

Assessment

Project proposal 20%, 1000 words equivalent

Review of a research article 20%, 1000 words equivalent

Research report 60%, 3000 words equivalent

Unit Fee Information

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