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ALJ112 - Contemporary Journalism B

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Enrolment modes:

(B, G, W, X)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 2
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:U Rodrigues
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

This unit in the practice and theory of multimedia journalism focuses on news reporting processes. It outlines professional, social and legal factors that impact on reporting of local, regional and national news. The unit introduces students to key news beats, including reporting stories about politics, business, sport and local newsworthy events and issues. Students will build contacts in their preferred news beat/s and engage with social media tools to report and produce their news stories. They will also gain skills in reporting a news story (to a deadline) for broadcast and online media platforms.

Assessment

Report a News Story 40%
Report a Multimedia News Story 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$733$733$2493$2823

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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