Unit

School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Digital Journalism ProductionWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102057.3

Discipline: AUDIO VISUAL STUDIES

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 20

Co ordinator
Margot Dunphy


Assumed Knowledge
Basics of news writing for broadcast media and news gathering. Knowledge of legal issues affecting journalism and Journalism Ethics


Equivalent Units
100709 - Television Journalism, 101051 - Radio Journalism

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Successful completion of 80 credit points at Level 1 and at least 20 credit points from 102062 News Reporting, 102061 Feature Writing, 102017 Journalism Research & Investigation, 100953 Photo Journalism, 101526 Intro to Sound Technologies, 102266 Researching the Visual, 101538 Sound Synthesis and the Sound Environment or101922 Web and Time Based Design.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Autumn  Yes  Online - ONLINE  Margot Dunphy  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Autumn  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  Margot Dunphy  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Sydney City Session 1  Yes  Sydney City Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Sydney City Session 3  Yes  Sydney City Campus - DAY  Ming Diao  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
Digital technologies have revolutionised news delivery. Journalists in every area of the profession now require video, audio, online and print skills to work across multiple platforms and contexts. This unit introduces students to multiplatform digital journalism and the ways in which multiple media can be used to tell stories for a range of contexts.Students develop their own blog site, that is populated using digital devices for working with video, audio and text to engage with a range of social media storytelling modes to extend stories across multiple media contexts. Based on an understanding of ethical and informed journalism practices, students are encouraged to develop their own voice as an independent thinker and writer into the public domain of online publishing.


Courses
1696.2Bachelor of CommunicationCONTINUING
1696.3Bachelor of CommunicationCONTINUING
1696.4Bachelor of CommunicationCURRENT
1707.1Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of International StudiesCONTINUING
1707.2Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of International StudiesCONTINUING
1707.3Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of International StudiesCONTINUING
1707.4Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of International StudiesCURRENT
1736.1Bachelor of Communication (Dean's Scholars)CONTINUING
1736.2Bachelor of Communication (Dean's Scholars)CURRENT
1791.1Bachelor of Screen Media (Arts and Production)CONTINUING
1791.2Bachelor of Screen Media (Arts and Production)CURRENT
1838.1Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1839.1Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1840.1Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1841.1Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1842.1Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
2752.2Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2752.3Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2752.4Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2752.5Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2752.6Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
6007.1Diploma in Communication/Bachelor of CommunicationCONTINUING
6007.2Diploma in Communication/Bachelor of CommunicationCURRENT
6009.1Diploma in Communication/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
6015.1Diploma in Communication/Bachelor of Screen Media (Arts and Production)CONTINUING
6015.2Diploma in Communication/Bachelor of Screen Media (Arts and Production)CURRENT


Specialisations

M1067.1JournalismCURRENT
SM1088.1JournalismCURRENT




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