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News Writing - MECO6900

Year - 2018

This core unit introduces students to news writing skills required by print media, including the elements of journalistic style, the structure of news stories, interviewing, researching, news gathering and editing skills. The unit of study focuses on journalistic news writing but will also be useful to anyone seeking to work in fields that require professional communication skills, such as public relations and communication management, or corporate roles that require strong writing ability.

1x2hr introductory lecture, 1x2hr seminar/week

1x4500wd News reporting portfolio (50%), Seminar participation (10%), 1x1500wd News Story reporting package (40%),




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Media and Communications
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Courses that offer this unit

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