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Advanced Broadcast Journalism 1 (8462.3)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Journalism & Creative Writing




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    This unit extends the students knowledge and practice of broadcast journalism and production skills, to equip the students to become independent, video and audio reporter/producers in converged digital media environments.
    It also examines the changing nature of journalism and grapples with the future of broadcast journalism with a focus on the application and augmentation of traditional audio/video journalism skills in the social media era, with an emphasis on crowdsourcing and audience curation/engagement.

    Learning Outcomes

    On completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. students will develop a deeper understanding of the role of multiple-media journalists;

    2. students will appreciate the different forms that broadcast journalism takes;

    3. students will gain the skills necessary to research, write and produce radio packages/programs and TV news stories of a semi-professional standard;

    4. students will be able to critically analyse issues confronting journalism in the 21st century.

    Contact Hours

    Three hours per week.


    Broadcast Journalism 2 Restrictions: This unit is not open to students who have passed Advanced Broadcast Journalism 1 (6cp).

    Assumed Knowledge

    Completion of Broadcast Journalism 1 and Broadcast Journalism 2.

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