Journalism practice 1 (multi-platform)
The journalism industry requires all recruits to have basic practical and analytical skills to research, gather, report, write and produce news for multi-platform delivery.
In this module, you will learn about news sources, developing contacts, news values, different cultural perspectives on stories, understanding audiences, basic news writing for different media, basic interviewing techniques, basic recording and shooting techniques, journalistic uses of social media, simple website development and sound journalistic principles including concepts of fairness and ethical behaviour.
Online journalism (Journalism practice 1 and 2)
Online journalism is at the leading edge of change and turmoil in the journalism industry. In this part of the module you will examine the practical, economic, ethical, legal and sociological implications of transferring journalism to the 'new' public sphere that is cyberspace.