- Critical and cultural perspectives on the function of the news media
- News values and conventions of news stories
- Writing style and the news story
- Content and the news story
- Structure and the news story
- The characteristics of feature articles
- Interviewing and the ethics of journalism
- Radio news
- Television news
- Reporting on war
- Alternative forms of journalism
- Opportunities for publication
- Welcome letter
- Printable format materials
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
No special requirements
In this subject, you gain insights into how journalists define news and construct news stories; develop an understanding of how news stories and features are structured; explore the various genres of journalistic writing through practical exercises; and create a marketable piece of journalistic writing.
Please note: assessment values are indicative only, details will be advised at the start of the subject.
- Online Discussion (30-40%)
- Assignments (60-70%)
Textbooks are not required.
Textbook information is pending.