Undergraduate | GRF-LHS157 | 2024
Research and Writing for Journalism
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Start to think and write like a journalist. You’ll learn how to find and use credible information. And how to write up your facts into news stories. Gain confidence as a writer who people can trust and rely on.
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- Study method
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- Start dates
- 4 Mar 2024,
- 15 July 2024,
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- Entry requirements
- No ATAR needed,
- No prior study
- 13 weeks
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Research and Writing for Journalism
About this subject
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
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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