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|Offered at:||(B*, G, X)|
|Cohort rule:||(*Burwood offering only available to students enrolled in A328)|
|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.
Students will learn the techniques of interviewing, reporting and writing for television news and current affairs and the issues involved in linking pictures with words. Students will be introduced to the production techniques needed to compile news reports for television and they will consider techniques for delivering spoken news in a credible manner. Students will research, report and edit a current affairs assignment. Students will also analyse television as a mass communication medium and the role of television news and current affairs programs as information providers.
One practical assignment (equivalent 2500 words) 50%
One essay (2500 words) 50%
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