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Journalism Text line Dr Margaret Simons


Journalism

Swinburne

Courses Text line available, duration and intake - Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) - Three years - February and August intake

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Journalism

Swinburne

Whyline study Journalism? Text - We live at a time of risk and possibility in media - No industry is undergoing more rapid change - The new generation of media workers will reinvent what journalists do

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Journalism

Swinburne

Whyline Journalism at Swinburne? Text - Swinburne has designed this new and innovative degree to meet the challenges of the future, while respecting the lessons and experience of the past

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Journalism

Swinburne

Course Text line attributes - This program is proudly unique - A new degree designed by leading practitioners to fit young people for the future - Course combines traditional skills with new media skills

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Journalism

Swinburne

Traditional skills Text line - Research skills including: - Interview skills - Research from primary document - Use of public records - Shorthand - Media Law and Journalism Ethics

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Journalism

Swinburne

Advanced Text line skills -

Investigative journalism Long form journalism Feature writing Telling stories with pictures and sound

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Swinburne

Newline Media skills Text - Independent web-based publication - Establishing interactive relationships with audiences - Digital production skills

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Swinburne

Social Text lineand political context - Australian politics - History of technological innovation - Philosophical basis for professional ethics

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Journalism

Swinburne

Theline Foundation for Public Interest Journalism Text - The course is part of several developments that will place Swinburne at the forefront of journalistic innovation - Foundation for Public Interest Journalism (located within the Institute of Social Research) - YouCommNews - Final-year students can work alongside leading freelance journalists on investigative journalism projects

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Journalism

Swinburne

Entry requirements Text line - Year 12 equivalent - Special emphasis: high-level English language skills - Students who are not fluent in spoken and written English will struggle in this course

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Journalism

Swinburne

What is the Swinburne difference? Text line - The course has been conceptualised as the qualification for journalists of the future - The focus on the future of an industry undergoing rapid change distinguishes this course from its competitors

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Journalism

Swinburne

What is the Swinburne difference? Text line - Newspapers and traditional broadcast media are declining as a source of jobs and career opportunities - This course has been designed to prepare graduates for emerging new media industries and job opportunities

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Journalism

Swinburne

What is the Swinburne difference? Text line - Graduates will have the skills they need to find rewarding and worthwhile work, as well as the broad education and theoretical understanding they need to enable them to be part of the redefining of the journalist’s role in the new media age

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Journalism

Swinburne

Wholine will the course suit? Text This course attracts students who: - want to become journalists or work in the news media - are interested in the potential of new media and journalism - are interested in politics, and the impact of media on politics - have high-level English language skills

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Journalism

Swinburne

Course Text line structure 12-unit major of journalism subjects - Eight compulsory units - Digital Video and Audio - Journalism Practice 1 - Journalism Practice 2 - Digital Literacies - Journalism Practice 3 - Media Law - Practical and Professional Ethics for Journalists - Capstone Project unit (final-year group project) 16


Journalism

Swinburne

Course Text line structure - Degree = a total of 24 Units (must include at least 16 Arts or Social science units) - 12-unit Journalism major plus 12 units: - 8-unit co-major plus 4-unit minor or - 2 x 4-unit minors plus 4 electives or - 3 x 4-unit minors or - 2 x 4-unit minors and 4 electives (from anywhere in the university) 17


Journalism

Swinburne

Career Text line outcomes -

Journalist New media Publishing Media research Writer Communications Television Radio Multimedia content production Magazine production 18


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Journalism Timeline to get social Text

www.swinburne.edu.au/facebook

www.swinburne.edu.au/twitter

www.swinburne.edu.au/youtube

www.swinburne.edu.au/foursquare

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Journalism Text line Thank you Visit the Advanced Technology Centre Room 206 For more information.


Journalism - Meg Simons