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The Emerging Journalist

Undergraduate | LTU-JRN1TEJ | 2024

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Enrol by
21 July 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
12 weeks
Start dates
29 July 2024

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The Emerging Journalist

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Identify and write newsworthy stories for print/online publication, using relevant journalistic forms, including the inverted pyramid
    2. Verbally present research on a newsworthy topic and explain their ideas and questions to groups of other students and staff
    3. Utilise archival material, and undertake effective online database and search engine searches to develop and write articles
    4. Identify, analyse and evaluate sources, arguments and evidence in a range of platforms, and reflect critically on their use in their own journalism work.
    5. Demonstrate awareness of journalistic best practice as it relates to ethical behaviour, media law and relevant codes of conduct.
    6. Demonstrate an understanding of how factors such as power, politics and ethics shape media industries

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0.125 EFTSL
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