As media grows, our journalists are facing bigger challenges with the existence of smarter technologies and software namely digital TV, Wi-Fi, broadband and iPods. This course, however, provides insightful of ideas and evidences which students learn about news gathering and reporting skills in audio and visual approach. In doing so, the students are equipped with key skills such as news gathering, interviewing, writing, story-telling, live/location reporting, online, editing and presentation in electronic/broadcast format. On top of that, students learn some of the prominent theories and cases which develop the students’ ability and critical thinking skills as broadcast journalists towards the continuum of media developments at large.

 

References:

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