ALJ721 - International News


2021 unit information

Offering information:

Not offered in 2021

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
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Study commitment

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

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities, 1 x 1-hour class per week via collaborate and discussion forum


This journalism studies unit introduces students to the theories and practice of international journalism. It will examine the imperatives of global news flows, and the impact social, political, economic and technological factors have on reporting and distribution of international news. The unit will explore the changing role of foreign correspondents and the need to develop an understanding and sensitivity to different cultures and values of countries in which they work. The unit will also engage with the breakdown of roles between the journalist, media organisations and the interactive audience.

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