DIGITAL EDITING AND PUBLISHING

JRN5DEP

Not currently offered

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This subject enables students to work in the editorial team of La Trobe University's journalism program's online publication, www.upstart.net.au Students undertaking editorial duties on upstart are given the opportunity to develop practical skills publishing and editing in a content management system. Students take responsibility for writing items for the site, selecting copy from contributors, managing contributors, podcasting, moderating comments, utilising social media to publicise the site's content and activities, writing search engine optimised (SEO) standfirsts and headlines and collaborating with other editors, writers and academic staff. This subject is an elective, and coordinator approval is required before students may enrol.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorSteinar Ellingsen

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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Subject rules

Prerequisites Requires co-ordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Elective subject to AMGC.

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