Online Journalism (MECO6925)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit introduces students to reporting for online news and information services, with a focus on web and mobile delivery. It is a practical unit involving writing exercises in different genres, including news, feature and opinion pieces. Students will also examine theoretical issues in convergent media publishing and be encouraged to develop basic skills in text, image and audio-visual production for the web. They will be encouraged to publish to a range of participatory journalism publications.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Graduate Certificate in Digital Communication and Culture
- Graduate Certificate in Media Practice
- Graduate Certificate in Publishing
- Graduate Diploma in Digital Communication and Culture
- Graduate Diploma in Media Practice
- Graduate Diploma in Publishing
- Master of Digital Communication and Culture
- Master of Media Practice
- Master of Publishing
Further unit of study information
1x1700wd comparative journalism analysis (30%), 1x600wd research blog posting (25%), 1x2200wd equivalent feature story production package (45%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
Familiarity with computers. Basic journalism studies knowledge or co-enrolment in MECO6900 News Writing preferred.
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.