University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

MDIA 2333 - Reporting: Principles and Practice

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Quota: A quota of 100 applies
Pre-Requisite: At least 12 units of Level I undergraduate study
Assumed Knowledge: Completion of at least 6 units of Level I MDIA courses
Assessment: Online quizzes 15%, News research and interview planning 35%, News inquiry & presentation 40%, Participation and engagement (including news quizzes) 10%
Syllabus:

This course covers essential knowledge and skills required for journalists to function in the contemporary media environment. It explores how news stories are researched, effective use of sources and source material, interview techniques and elements of professionalism that impact on how journalists conduct their work. It examines news production in the context of news rooms and in the public domain and the influences of factors such as changing technology and the requirements of ethical practice.

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 15/03/2021 Thu 25/03/2021 Fri 07/05/2021 Fri 11/06/2021


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
18718 LEC0 100 51 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.
Note: This lecture is pre-recorded and can be viewed any time after publication in MyUni. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10317 WR01 30 2 11 Mar - 25 Mar Thursday 1pm - 3pm Schulz, 407, Keyboard Suite
8 Apr - 8 Apr Thursday 1pm - 3pm Schulz, 407, Keyboard Suite
29 Apr - 3 Jun Thursday 1pm - 3pm Schulz, 407, Keyboard Suite
10931 WR02 30 9 12 Mar - 26 Mar Friday 12pm - 2pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
9 Apr - 9 Apr Friday 12pm - 2pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
30 Apr - 4 Jun Friday 12pm - 2pm MyUni, OL, Online Class