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JRN4004 Specialised Reporting

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities and Communication
Version produced : 21 July 2014

Other requisites

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

Synopsis

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.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2013 External