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ALJ111 - News Reporting 1

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Offering information:

Warrnambool students to contact Student Services for enrolment advice

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool, Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Kristy Hess





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Trimester 1:

Campus mode: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


Trimester 3:

Campus mode: Intensive over 4 days on the Burwood campus (2017/2018 dates to be confirmed)

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit is an introduction to the practice and theory of multimedia journalism. It sets the social, professional and legal context for journalism practice, and introduces students to the convention of news writing and reporting stories. Students will also focus on combining text with photos and audio clips to produce news stories; critically examining their own production processes, and learn to report multimedia news stories to a deadline.


Research file 20%

News story for print media 40%

Multimedia news story 40%

Unit Fee Information

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