JRN4004 Specialised Reporting
Pre-requisite: JRN4001 and two graduate level courses (areas of specialisation)
Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.
In reporting and writing on a major round or beat, journalists are expected to develop and draw on their subject matter expertise.This course builds on students' enrichment of their specialised knowledge in a field of study while at the same time developing advanced knowledge and skills to carry out analysis and specialty, complex storytelling. The emphasis will be on explanatory reporting for the general public, culminating in the production of an extended work of journalism. Students will reflect on their professional practice in the context of ethical issues and values related to truthtelling.