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Online and Mobile Media - MDIA5003
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Campus: Kensington Campus
 
 
Career: Postgraduate
 
 
Units of Credit: 6
 
 
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
 
 
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 2
 
 
Enrolment Requirements:
 
 
Prerequisite: Enrolment in one of the following postgraduate programs, 8222, 8291, 9214, 7222, 5214, 5222, 5291 or 8224 in the Journalism and Communication or Public Relations and Advertising specialisations
 
 
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 1 (more info)
 
   
 
Further Information: See Class Timetable
 
  

Description

This course focuses on how new technologies, genres and audiences are affecting the media landscape. Students will engage critically with new media theory. They will also learn about the practical possibilities of new media, the role of websites and social software for communication professionals and the editorial issues associated with online media production.

Topics include the evolution of media technologies; the impact of online sites and web logs on the role and status of mainstream journalism; the changing nature of audiences in an online and mobile media era; ways that communication professionals can use websites and social software; citizen journalism; copyright; and open source production.

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