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JRN2000 News Reporting

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities and Communication
Version produced : 30 December 2013

Requisites

Pre-requisite: JRN1000

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and must have Internet access to UConnect for this course.

Synopsis

This course teaches you to find, report and write news stories for the three major reporting rounds of government, the courts and sports . It builds on the news judgment and writing skills learned in JRN1000 Journalism Practice. The emphasis is on learning by doing. You will receive theoretical instruction and considerable practice in interviewing, note taking, reporting and story organisation. The journalist's role in society will be defined and explored through the use of research techniques involving interviews, the Internet and databases. To successfully complete this course, you must have access to the Internet.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2012 External
Semester 2, 2012 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2012 On-campus Toowoomba