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JOUR13-315: Foundations of Broadcast Journalism

Description

This subject introduces students to news writing and reporting for television. It considers the implications of sight and sound on reporting practices. Workshops involve writing exercises, interviewing, basic shooting, news presentation, recording and editing. A strong emphasis is placed on news production for student broadcasts.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeJOUR13-315
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • January 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2020 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Communication and Creative Media
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290

Learning outcomes

1. Upon completion of this subject, students will have demonstrated the ability to produce material for radio.
2. Upon completion of this subject, students will have demonstrated the ability to differentiate between the differences between broadcast news and current affairs journalism.
3. Upon completion of this subject students will have demonstrated the ability to meet the requirements for producing and presenting a simple TV news story.
4. Upon completion of this subject students will have critically evaluated the ethical responsibilities of the broadcast journalist.
5. Upon completion of this subject students will be able to utilise camera equipment in the production of a news story.
6. Upon completion of this subject students will be able to utilise editing equipment in the production of a news story.

Prerequisites

JOUR11-100 - Writing for News Media OR previous reporting experience

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2018
Semester start14/05/2018
Subject start14/05/2018
Cancellation 1?28/05/2018
Cancellation 2?04/06/2018
Last enrolment27/05/2018
Last withdrawal?08/06/2018
Teaching census?08/06/2018