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JRN2000 News Reporting

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities and Communication

Requisites

Pre-requisite: JRN1000

Synopsis

This course teaches you to find, report and write news stories for multiple media, print, broadcast (radio) and online. It builds on the news judgment and writing skills learned in Introduction to Journalism/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. You will learn how to retrieve information from the three major reporting rounds of government, the courts and sports. 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, 2011 External
Semester 2, 2011 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba