CMN302 Investigative and Data Journalism | UniSC | University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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CMN302 Investigative and Data Journalism

This course provides a detailed exploration of the research and reporting practices for in depth investigative reporting. It canvasses major database sources, contemporary case studies, key institutions, and legal frameworks in this field. It focuses on the internet and statistics to expand the information that a journalist or researcher can employ to increase the depth and efficiency of their reporting and writing. You will learn to use software to extract meanings from raw data which might not have been evident otherwise, and how to find and access relevant, accurate information online.

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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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