Units of Study

MECO1003 - Principles of Media Writing

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Bunty Carolyn Avieson
Email: bunty.avieson@sydney.edu.au

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

1x300wd news story (15%), 1x600wd news story (15%), 1x1500wd news portfolio (30%), 1x2hr exam (30%), workshop participation (10%)

Classes

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

Prohibitions

MECO2002

Additional Information

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

 Monday

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