Research and Writing for Journalism
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- 17 Jul 2023
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On successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Explain the main methods and methodologies of research in journalism.
- Demonstrate the ability to apply the methods and methodologies of research in journalism
- Apply basic principles of journalism to genre specific forms of writing.
- Journalistic thinking
- Journalism genres
- Journalism ethics and media law
- Writing news stories
- Researching news stories
- Sources and news rounds
- Fact checking
- Working with data
You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
- GRF-CMM18-News and Politics (No longer available)
No additional requirements
Students learn the essential research and writing skills required for their dynamic roles as media and communication professionals. These include information selection and management, data analytics, fact verification, critical appraisal, source selection, and various genres of communication writing.
- Discussion Board Activities (30%)
- News Story (35%%)
- Strategic Communication Plan and Rationale (35%%)
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