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ALJ710 - Multimedia Reporting

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Offering information:

Not offered 2015, re-offered 2016.

Enrolment modes:
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:U Rodrigues
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ALJ310

Contact hours:

Campus mode: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

Journalists are increasingly being asked to work in bi-media or multimedia environments where their work appears on multiple platforms. This unit provides students with an understanding of the complexities of this new media environment. It looks at the newsgathering and news writing skills required to work in this environment and the types of multi-skilling used in multi-media newsrooms. It will also address industrial, ethical and other issues raised by the new work practices used in this environment.

Assessment

Essay 2000 words 40%, practical assignment (equivalent 3000 words) 60%

Unit Fee Information

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