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JRN2001 Photojournalism and Editorial Design

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
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 17 May 2022

Requisites

Pre-requisite: JRN1020

Overview

This course provides instruction in the skills journalists use to select and handle stories and pictures for publication in print and online. Students will learn to edit stories, and design and produce pages for publication. By the end of this course, they should be prepared to work as page editors in news organisations.

This course will concentrate on the development of sub-editing, layout and design skills through theoretical studies and practical work. A focal point will be the professional issues that arise in the process of making sub-editing decisions. Instruction will be given in copy-tasting, layout, handling images, writing headlines and blocklines, and production processes.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2022 Online
Date printed 17 May 2022