Online and Convergent Journalism

MDA40006, formerly HAM420 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • 1 Semester

Contact hours

  • 36 Hours


Nil except for postgraduate Multimedia students however all students must be able to demonstrate core digital media production competencies. Postgraduate Multimedia students must have successfully completed HAJM400 Journalism Practice I before commencing HAM420.



Aims and objectives

Students in this subject will learn how to report, write, record, shoot and deliver news across a range of media.  Students will develop a detailed critical understanding of the concepts of convergent and online journalism.  They will also acquire competence in a range of writing and publishing practices relevant to electronic publishing.

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