Introduces students to contemporary video-based journalism production models and their application on broadcast, online and mobile platforms. This unit critically analyses the forms, styles and features of video-based reporting in the contemporary digital and broadcast news environment. Practical exercises and assessment tasks contribute to the development of students’ research, planning and video production skills.
- Broadcast news and production
- TV news and current affairs models
- Video-based journalism in the digital world
- Production planning and execution
- Research, writing and interviewing for news
- Camera operation and audio
- Shooting video sequences and overlay
- Digital editing
- Using social media content
- Ethics and media law for the video journalist
- Future directions in video journalism
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||identify and critically analyse the different forms of video-based journalism|
|2||discuss the implications of the digital revolution for broadcast news media and journalists|
|3||demonstrate competency in operating digital video production and editing equipment|
|4||plan, research, report, produce and edit video-based journalism reports|
|5||demonstrate an understanding of roles involved in video news production, working effectively, ethically and professionally as part of a small production team.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- identify and critically analyse the different forms of video-based journalism
- discuss the implications of the digital revolution for broadcast news media and journalists
- demonstrate competency in operating digital video production and editing equipment
- plan, research, report, produce and edit video-based journalism reports
- demonstrate an understanding of roles involved in video news production, working effectively, ethically and professionally as part of a small production team.
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
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