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ATS1090: Practice of journalism

Faculty of Arts

Practice of journalism

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The unit introduces the key practices of research and reporting for news journalism, including the technical production and narrative conventions for print and online media. Students research and produce original news stories to deadline and engage in a critical evaluation of the work of their peers.


1 - Online Test - 10% 2 - Media Task - 30% 3 - Media Task - 20% 4 - Media Task - 40%


Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.