Unit of Study MDIA1004 - Journalism in the Digital Age (2023)
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Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
discuss the roles that news journalism can play in digital societies.
explain how and where news is produced, published and consumed
apply journalistic techniques and conventions in researching, writing and producing news content
critically discuss representational, legal and ethical issues for journalism in the digital age.
Prescribed learning resources
- Lamble, S, 2016, News As It Happens: An Introduction to Journalism, 3rd edn, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic. ISBN: 9780190303747.
- No prescribed resources/equipment.
Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.