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ALJ721 - International News

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Lisa Waller





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus mode: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This journalism studies unit will examine the imperatives of global news flows, international news gathering and story dissemination. The unit will explore the subject from a theoretical and practical perspective and will engage with the breakdown of roles between the journalist, media organisations and the interactive audience. This unit will first look at aspects of the history of international newsgathering and will then chart the evolution of practice and the growing importance of social media and citizen journalism.


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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