Photojournalism is designed to give students a wide-ranging knowledge of the subject. Students are required to master the basics of digital photography and visual literacy before studying photojournalism from theoretical, visual, practical and technical points of view.
Writing and editing
The writing and editing specialisation is aimed at making students comfortable with interviewing techniques and writing styles. You learn to plan and structure stories, and edit material for publication. The theory section focuses on writing styles and structures, and dealing with controversial issues in journalism and print media.
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The aim of the radio specialisation course is to provide a foundation in news and current affairs production as well as the basics of setting up and managing a radio newsroom. On the theoretical side, you gain the conceptual skills necessary for the critical discussion of radio production as well as that of current institutional development in radio.
Students are taught the techniques required for TV news, i.e. field and studio interviewing, field reporting and construction of news bulletins. Exploring various forms of video production allows students to become familiar with the studio and portable equipment uitilised to produce TV news. Students cover community and campus issues while the theory lectures explore visual conventions of news and other genres.
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The aim is to educate students to understand design in the context of communicating editorial messages. An overview of design theory introduces you to contemporary debates. Students look at typography, images and colour, showing how they work together to create meaning. Theory is put into practice in the production of newspapers, magazines, posters, CD_ROM’s, web pages and infographics.
The course is geared at appropriately educating students for work in the ICT journalism sector of the media and covers issues relating to information and communication technology (ICT) writing. Students are introduced to an array of concepts and complex issues relating to conceptualising, planning and implementing new media platforms, and they include content management systems, multimedia journalism tools and online publishing environments.
Rhodes School of Journalism and Medoa Studies Specialisatios.pdf
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