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This Online News Production unit from Open Universities Australia and Griffith University develops the relevant research, writing, planning, and production skills required for your assessment, which is based around the production of an online news site.
At the successful completion of this unit you will understand the major strategies of internet news writing and production, be able to critically assess internet news, identify and write about issues, crises and trends, manage sources online and produce, edit and design news web pages.
Core learning outcomes also include advanced knowledge of the democratic principles of journalism and journalists' social and legal obligations.
You will also understand the impact of digital technology and the internet on journalism and news production, and be familiar with software packages for editing and producing online news.
To be eligible for this unit, you must have successfully completed the following units:
In this Online News Production unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following courses:
This unit is an approved elective in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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