Journalism in Context

MDA60006, formerly HAM430 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn

Duration

  • 1 Semester

Contact hours

  • 36 Hours

Aims and objectives

This subject will aim to introduce students to current issues affecting the profession of journalism in Australia and around the world. It will also allow students to undertake extended writing projects to enhance and improve their writing and research skills. It will also encourage students to think critically about the social and cultural place of journalism, the production of news and the role of the media audience.

Please note that unit codes have changed from 2014. Please ensure that you check the unit entry for the correct 2014 unit code.