Units of Study

MECO6924 - Broadcast Journalism

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Alison Ray

Description

This unit introduces students to the practical skills of broadcast journalism from idea to final story. It uses a contemporary approach to journalistic practice in examining cross media production. The unit will be a valuable introduction for students planning to work in broadcast media in news, PR, or factual entertainment. It includes the study of issues around broadcast journalism in today's multimedia, convergent working environment.

Assessments

1x1100wd equivalent radio vox pop and TV reader voiceover (25%), 1x1700wd equivalent radio interview package (35%), 1x1700wd equivalent TV news package (40%)

Textbooks

Recommended Textbooks:
Alysen, Barbara, The Electronic Reporter, Sydney: UNSW Press, 2nd edn, 2006

Classes

1x3-hr workshop/week

Corequisites

Either MECO6900 or MECO6915 or a portfolio of equivalent writing

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