ALJ721 - Global Journalism


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: Nil


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 2-hour seminar per week (recordings available)


What makes some news stories inherently global? How does news circulate across national borders? What does a foreign correspondent do? In this unit you will learn about global news flows and how the world's big issues are covered by international news organisations. You will examine global news ecologies and the impact social, political, economic, and technological factors have on the reporting and distribution of international news. You will explore themes in international news coverage such as health, environment, and conflict. Your study in this unit will equip you to be a globally savvy news consumer and analyst with a rich understanding of how transnational news narratives play out.

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