CMN130 News and Reporting | UniSC | University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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CMN130 News and Reporting

This course introduces basic journalism skills employed in the dynamic world of news. It examines different types of journalism and the different professional roles journalists occupy. You will consider what makes news, and why. You will also learn how news reports are prepared for radio, the web and print products, along with essential skills for capturing images for journalistic storytelling. You will encounter interviewing, consider the importance of professional ethics, and learn how to write in journalistic style. Accurate spelling, grammar, punctuation and house style will be reinforced.

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Semester of offer Subject to change
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
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1.4E:AV Studies, Journalism, Written Comm, Comm and Media nec
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