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BRO2026 Finding Context in Reportage
Credit Points: 15

This unit develops the student’s awareness of, and need for, contextual knowledge and understanding when approaching information from a story-telling perspective in broadcast journalism. It emphasises the development of critical appraisal skills and encourages students to challenge assumptions – their own and others – to successfully relay a story in ‘real world’ conditions. Students acquire research, information-gathering and editorial decision-making skills as they take a “big-picture” approach to identifying stories and explore how best to present them to a target audience. The content and learning in this unit is constantly informed by contemporary knowledge and research that is shared by experts, who are often news makers.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MAAABZBroadcasting Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012