Units of Study

MECO1003 - Principles of Media Writing

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Margie Borschke

Description

This unit will give students foundational skills in writing for the print and broadcast media. Students will learn the elements of journalistic style, how to structure news and feature articles, how to script basic broadcast and online news, and be introduced to the principles of interviewing and journalistic research.

Assessments

3x news stories in different genres, no more than 2000wds in total (60%), 1x2hr exam (30%), attendance and participation (10%)

Textbooks

It is recommended that students purchase a reader from the University Copy Centre

Classes

1x1-hr lecture, 1x2-hr seminar/week

Additional Information

available to BA (Media and Comm), BA (Media and Comm)/BLaws) students only

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