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The unit will teach: blogging; moblogging; writing for multi-media; newsgathering in a multi-media environment; writing for online journalism; and how to maintain a web site. The theory base will consider the power of multi-media in a changing media world, and consider the strengths and weaknesses of various media, leading to an appreciation of the potential of multi-media journalism to reach more of a fragmented audience.
Write a 2,000-word essay on an aspect of multi-media journalism (essay topics are provided), or a piece of multi-media journalism equivalent to 2,000 words. (40%)
Assignment 2: Each students will set up an individual blog in week 1, and write a weekly post of 200 words to that individual blog during weeks 2 to 12 inclusive, for a total of 2200 words. Each blog post will include at least one piece of multimedia, such as audio, still photos, or video. Students will submit the URL of that blog plus a print out of the content in week 12. (60%)
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