University of Technology Sydney

57196 International and Transnational Journalism

8cp; To comply with health advice from NSW Health, the planned delivery of this subject for Spring 2021 has been adjusted. Activities scheduled for campus until the 27th of August (inclusive) are being moved online. Timetabled activities for the remainder of the session will be held on campus only if the public health situation permits face-to-face learning in available teaching spaces. Please log into Canvas and monitor your UTS email for the latest advice concerning subject delivery and assessment information.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 57138 International Journalism

Graduate subject - Journalism - 400 level


The practice of journalism at local and global levels is changing. This subject explores the sourcing, production and dissemnination of news in different parts of the world. It compares journalism in a range of historical and contemporary contexts. It explores social and media theories relating to journalism, and analyses key factors such as new technologies, the globalisation of media ownership and news flows, public/private sector media, free speech and censorship, changing perspectives on foreign news, the reporting of conflicts, and the expanding role of social media. In each session, the course focuses on current international issues and how they are reported in both national and global contexts.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus

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Detailed subject description.

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