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Unit details

ALJ721 - International News

Year2015 unit information
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:

Campus mode: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

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%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$769$2615$3083

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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