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.
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr seminar/week
1x300wd news story (15%), 1x600wd news story (15%), 1x1500wd news portfolio (30%), 1x2hr exam (30%), workshop participation (10%)
Available to BA (Media and Comm), BA (Media and Comm/BLaws) students only