University of Technology Sydney

52645 Digital Journalism Research

Requisite(s): 24 credit points of completed study in spk(s): MAJ10046 Journalism Major OR 12 credit points of completed study in spk(s): MAJ09478 48cp Journalism Major OR 12 credit points of completed study in spk(s): MAJ09486 48cp Journalism Major
Anti-requisite(s): 54024 The Hive: Collaborative Journalism


This subject introduces students to key research specific to the practice and study of journalism in the contemporary era. By focusing on the theoretical frameworks that illuminate journalism practice and industries, the subject develops students’ academic capacity, helps drive distinctive journalism, and informs critiques of journalism. Students critically reflect on professional practice and examine evolving, innovative news frames and patterns of coverage in Australia and globally. Students learn to use journalism research to break news, find diverse talent, drive innovative in-depth journalism and contextualise current affairs. Digital journalism research empowers students to take a wider perspective on local, elite, and global digital journalism, revealing new pathways of investigation in research and journalism practice.

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Autumn session, City campus,
Spring session, City campus

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