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JRN1030 Reporting the News

Short Description: Reporting the News
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1
ASCED code : 100703 - Journalism
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 28 September 2021

Requisites

Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: JRN1000 or JRN1020

Other requisites

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

Synopsis

This course teaches you to find, report and write news stories for key reporting rounds including hard and soft news. It builds on the news judgment and writing skills learned in JRN1000/1020. 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.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Date printed 28 September 2021