Newswriting

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Newswriting

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Journalism

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    12
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    In this unit you learn to think like journalists, to evaluate events for their potential news value, to record interviews and perform other reporting tasks and to write news stories. It includes the evolution and theories of reporting.
    Learning Outcomes
    On completion of this unit you should be able to:
    1. Recognise, report and write news.
    2. Apply your reporting, newswriting and editing skills to the news story presentation.
    3. Record interviews and capture images to augment written text.
    4. Critically appraise the principles and definitions of news.

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