|Short Description:||News Reporting|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Humanities & Communication|
|Student contribution band :||Band 1|
|ASCED code :||100703 - Journalism|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||1 June 2020|
Pre-requisite: JRN1000 or JRN1020
Students will require access to e-mail and must have Internet access to UConnect for this course.
This course teaches you to find, report and write news stories for key reporting rounds including government, crime and the courts and sports. It builds on the news judgment and writing skills learned in JRN1000/1020 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.