Units of Study

MECO3606 - Advanced Media Writing

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Megan Le Masurier
Phone: +61 2 9351 3628
Email: megan.lemasurier@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit of study will build on foundational writing, research and interviewing skills acquired in MECO1003 Principles of Media Writing. The focus will be on writing for print media and will emphasise advanced feature and opinion writing genres. Students will also study the history of print media genres and consider theoretical issues relevant to feature writing.

Assessments

1x500wd equivalent oral presentation (10%), 1x1200wd news feature (25%), 1x600wd review or opinion column (15%), 1x250wd equivalent oral pitch of final feature (5%), 1x2000wd long feature (40%), 1x250wd publication analysis (5%)

Classes

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

Prerequisites

18 junior credit points and 6 senior credit points from Media and Communications

Prohibitions

MECO3006

Additional Information

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

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