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JRN2000 News Reporting

Short Description: News Reporting
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 100703 - Journalism
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: JRN1000 or JRN1020

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and must have Internet access to UConnect for this course.


This course teaches you to find, report and write news stories for key reporting rounds including government, crime and the courts and sports. It builds on the news judgment and writing skills learned in JRN1000/1020 Journalism Practice. The emphasis is on learning by doing. You will receive theoretical instruction and considerable practice in interviewing, note taking, reporting and story organisation. The journalist's role in society will be defined and explored through the use of research techniques involving interviews, the Internet and databases.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2019 Online