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JRN2100 Digital Storytelling in Journalism

Units : 1
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules
Version produced : 30 September 2023


Pre-requisite: JRN1030


Digital tools and platforms offer creative reporters more ways than ever to tell stories. Digital Storytelling in Journalism will help you navigate everything from pictures and illustration through to audience collaboration and data journalism, choosing the right tool for the job.

Through an overview of the evolution of digital storytelling in journalism, analysis of best practice examples, and creation of digital content, you will develop the skills necessary to produce different types of digital storytelling, and the ability to decide on which types of digital journalism to deploy in different situations. Students will learn how to use the following elements in a journalistic setting: text (headlines, sub-heads, pull quotes), images (photojournalism and infographics), video (graphics, animation, vlogging), audio (podcasting and audio embeds), data (data journalism, audience research), user-generated content (citizen journalism, audience collaboration), and social media (embeds, using social media as publishing platforms).

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2023 Online
Date printed 30 September 2023