Principles of Media Writing (MECO1003)
UNIT OF STUDY
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.
Further unit of study information
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr seminar/week
1x300wd news story (15%), 1x600wd news story (15%), 1x1500wd news portfolio (30%), 1x2hr exam (30%), workshop participation (10%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.