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2013 HEJ339 Journalism: The People's Witness

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Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HEJ339 H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H On Campus 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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DESCRIPTION

This unit focuses on the writings of journalists whose work significantly impacted on the times in which they were reporting. Students examine the reportage of political journalists, war correspondents, social commentators and the novelist as journalist. There is an emphasis on the reportage of military conflict from the Napoleonic campaign to present day conflict, and on the reportage of political and social issues including poverty, racism, the environment, the civil rights movement and the women's movement

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 3,500-words internal assessment (60%); two-hour examination (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN: Five hours fortnightly

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web dependent - H
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
   Resource dependent teaching & learning - H
Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
About Flexible Study Options

INTERNATIONALISATION
This unit includes specific international contexts/case studies.
This unit includes international cross-cultural issues/skills.

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq HEJ101 AND HEJ102
M.Excl HEJ222 AND HEJ322

TEXTS
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)

STAFF: Dr Nicola Goc (Coordinator)

FEES
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KEY

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