Broadcast Journalism (MECO6924)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

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Classes

1x3-hr workshop/week

Assessment

1x500wd Vox Pop (10%), 1x500wd reader voiceover (10%), 1x1750wd audio news package (40%) 1x1750wd video news package (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

Unit of study rules

Corequisites

MECO6900

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