WEB PUBLISHING FOR JOURNALISTS

JRN5WPJ

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Journalists are increasingly being expected to possess skills across a range of styles of digital production. Over the course of the subject, students develop and maintain a blog and are given the opportunity to develop their writing and research skills, and will be introduced to live blogging, social media research and storytelling, and web-based data visualisation, geo-mapping tools such as Google maps and infographics. No specialist computer programming or design skills are required for entry into this subject.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSteinar Ellingsen

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in the humanities or social sciences or cognate discipline with a B average. In the absence of a B average, appropriate professional experience will be considered.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject is an elective subject for the Master in Global Communication and Master in Strategic Communication.

Learning resources

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsThe New Digital Storytelling: Creating Narratives with New Media.RecommendedAlexander, Bryan. 2011SANTA BARBARA: ABC-CLIO.

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