JN1005 - Introduction to Multimedia Journalism, Writing and Communication
|Student Contribution Band:
||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.
- develop and demonstrate interviewing skills;
- develop and demonstrate writing skills in the news genre;
- demonstrate an understanding of the role and importance of communication in society;
- critically appraise news values;
- independently plan, source and write an original news story of publishable standard.
Study Period 1
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019
||Assoc. Professor Amy Forbes
||Mrs Ann Roebuck, Dr Marie Oelgemoeller.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 13 hours on-campus > Lectures
- 24 hours on-campus > Tutorials
- assessment and self-directed study
||end of semester exam (30%); tutorial attendance and participation (20%); assignments (50%).
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