Faculty of Arts
|Faculty||Faculty of Arts|
|Offered||Caulfield First semester 2012 (Day)|
Caulfield First semester 2012 (Off-campus)
Sunway First semester 2012 (Day)
Sunway Second semester 2012 (Day)
Previously coded JCS2601
This unit provides students with an opportunity for a critical engagement with contemporary scholarship on the sociology and political economy of news production; news organisations and practices in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors; industrial and post-industrial news media; journalism and social diversity; journalism and the public sphere; technologies, time and space in news media; the public relations industry. The unit takes a comparative approach to historical and geographical contexts.
On successful completion of this unit students should be able to
Minimum requirement: attendance and participation as specified in the Unit Guide for the mode of delivery.
Minor project (1500 words): 30%
In-class Invigilation (500 words): 20%
Major Project (2500 words): 50%
One 1-hour lecture per week
One 2-hours tutorial per week