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JRN3002 Broadcast Newsroom

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

Requisites

Pre-requisite: JRN2002 and JRN2005

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.
This course should be completed during the student's last year in the program.

Synopsis

This course focuses on furthering the theory and practice of broadcast journalism through a major reporting project. The theoretical context provides for an increased understanding of the role of news and current affairs and addresses major contemporary media issues such as ethics, laws and regulations. Students will critique industry practice, develop story ideas, write proposals, conduct research and produce professional standard reports suitable for broadcast. They will be required to reflect on their practice in completing their major project. Students will be given professional support and guidance to advance the skills learnt in Broadcast Reporting. In addition, students will complete six Newsbreak reporting and sub-editing shifts.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2012 On-campus Toowoomba