University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

MDIA 2334 - Writing the News

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Available to BMedia, BCtveArts, BMus and DipMus students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: At least 12 units of Level I undergraduate study
Assessment: Print & broadcast news stories, sourced news story and reflection, news writing to deadline, hard/soft news writing
Syllabus:

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of writing for a range of news media platforms. News language, news story structure and news values are key elements of writing for news media, and the course focuses on practical application of these principles across online, print, audio, video and social media platforms. The course incorporates exploration of both ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ news, and introduces students to a range of news forms.

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Commonwealth supported
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Undergraduate
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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 2 Mon 08/08/2022 Wed 17/08/2022 Fri 16/09/2022 Fri 28/10/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
25753 LE01 60 40 25 Jul - 12 Sep Monday 1pm - 2pm Engineering Sth, S111, Teaching Room
3 Oct - 24 Oct Monday 1pm - 2pm Engineering Sth, S111, Teaching Room
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20479 WR03 30 27 3 Aug - 14 Sep Wednesday 3pm - 5pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
5 Oct - 19 Oct Wednesday 3pm - 5pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
20480 WR01 30 13 2 Aug - 13 Sep Tuesday 1pm - 3pm Schulz, 407, Keyboard Suite
4 Oct - 18 Oct Tuesday 1pm - 3pm Schulz, 407, Keyboard Suite