COMM220 Writing the News

10 cp
Prerequisites COMM102 Introduction to Communication
Teaching Organisation 3 hours per week for twelve weeks or equivalent.

This unit is structured to be an introduction to news writing. Students will learn to appreciate the differences and qualities that separate journalism from other forms of writing. This includes writing about news succinctly, accurately and to deadline. Students will develop reporting skills, find and retain news contacts and sources, and practice basic hard news reporting.

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