|Student Contribution Band:||Band 4|
|Administered by:||College of Arts, Society & Education|
This subject examines the economic, cultural and social significance of media and communication industries in a contemporary, globalised media landscape. Subject material covered aid students' understanding of how meaning is negotiated in various communication contexts. Students learn basic journalism skills, examine different types of journalism and the different professional roles journalists occupy. There is an explanation of news, news sense and news values as students consider what makes news, what is not news, and why.
|Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1|
|Census Date 25-Mar-2021|
|Coord/Lect:||Dr Marie Oelgemoeller.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.