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JRN3901 - International Journalism

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Amy Forbes


Berwick First semester 2007 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2007 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2007 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Singapore First semester 2007 (Off-campus)


As for JRN2901.


On successful completion of this unit students will have:

  1. Critical and analytical understanding of the key theories in international news reporting;
  2. Understanding of global journalism practices;
  3. Ability to examine issues facing international news reporting, with reference to particular regions;
  4. Understanding of the historical relationship between
Western media, in particular the Australian media, and Asian media;


Comparative essay (1500 words): 30%
Media article (1000 words): 20%
Examination (2 hours): 50%

Contact hours

2 hours (one 1-hour lecture and one 1-hour tutorial) per week


Two second-year journalism units


GSC3901, JRN2901