University of Technology Sydney

52642 Multimedia Features

6cp
Anti-requisite(s): 54022 Digging Deeper: Current Affairs and Longer-form Journalism AND 58210 Storytelling, Narrative and Features

Description

In this subject, students deepen their understanding of storytelling through longer and long form digital text writing and photojournalism in freelance and solo settings, using a variety of platforms. Students are introduced to the role of news narrative in the delineation of character, circumstance, conflict and resolution. They learn the mechanics of longform writing through research, story structure, voice, interviewing technique and language selection. Students acquire skills in the visual language of photojournalism and how to craft feature stories from pitch to publication. They explore innovative, digital uses of longform journalism via a range of cutting-edge tools and technologies and work with industry partners to curate and showcase their photojournalism work.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus,
Spring session, City campus

The subject is usually offered in these sessions. To confirm availability check the UTS Timetable Planner.


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