University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

MDIA 2338 - Social Issues in Journalism

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 contact hours
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Discovery Experience – Global: Yes
Assessment: Online quizzes, Argument Essay, Research Essay, Participation
Syllabus:

This course will provide students with an in depth and sophisticated understanding of the major social, cultural and political factors shaping journalism in liberal democracies today. Students will gain an appreciation of the ways in which journalistic practices, values and ethics are shaped by, and shape, the surrounding social environment. A critical approach to important issues – from Black Lives Matter to Google news – will equip students with the necessary tools to be able to identify and negotiate industry debates and change the way journalism is done.

Course Fees

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Student Status

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What type of place are you studying in

Commonwealth supported
Full fee paying

Study Level

Undergraduate
Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

Program of Study

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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
28902 LEC0 45 2 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: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
25754 TU03 15 FULL 2 Aug - 13 Sep Tuesday 9am - 11am MyUni, OL, Online Class
4 Oct - 25 Oct Tuesday 9am - 11am MyUni, OL, Online Class
25755 TU02 15 FULL 3 Aug - 14 Sep Wednesday 12pm - 2pm Napier, 205, Teaching Room
5 Oct - 26 Oct Wednesday 12pm - 2pm Napier, 205, Teaching Room
25756 TU01 16 3 5 Aug - 16 Sep Friday 11am - 1pm Ligertwood, 111, Teaching Room
7 Oct - 28 Oct Friday 11am - 1pm Ligertwood, 111, Teaching Room