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|Offered at:||(B*, G, X)|
|Cohort rule:||(*Burwood offering only available to students enrolled in A328)|
|Unit chair:||C Murrell|
|Prerequisite:||Students must have successfully completed 2 units from the Journalism major sequence.|
|Note: Students will be required to use digital recording and editing software or analogue recording and editing facilities to complete their assignments.|
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
In this unit, students will learn the techniques of broadcast (radio) journalism and the ways in which these differ from reporting for the print media. They will learn to write for a voice and consider techniques for improving their delivery of spoken material. Practical work includes interviewing, writing, recording and editing reports for broadcast news and current affairs. Students will also analyse the role of radio news as an information provider.
One practical assignment (equivalent 2500 words) 50%
One essay (2500 words) 50%
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