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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.


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


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

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