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ALJ721 - International News

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:C Murrell
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

2 hour weekly seminar

Content

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.

Assessment

Project proposal 40%

Research report 60%

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