Why choose a Macleay College Course?
Why study Journalism at Macleay College?
Society relies on quality journalism to inform, investigate, question, explore and debate.
In the age of
The media industry demands well trained,
Macleay College courses overlay digital reporting skills across the key disciplines of investigative journalism, international journalism, television reporting, audio journalism
Students become working journalists from the first day they step into Macleay. They work on real stories in a real newsroom across all media platforms.
Journalism students are taught by industry experts that are up to date with the latest trends and are well connected in the industry.
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Start studying Journalism at Macleay today. With diploma and bachelor options available and flexible study times, we have something to suit everyone.
Potential job opportunities
This qualification is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework and is accredited to 11/09/2021 CRICOS Code 056025F
This subject explains the roles of central and local government and examines the relationship between journalists and these institutions. It also explores the public role of other important institutions such as religious organisations and NGOs. You’ll be covering local councils and national politics in practical exercises and will be learning how to assess the comparative news value of government decisions.
You’ll be learning how and where to obtain information from council agendas and central government records and how to distinguish between news and government spin. And you’ll also be looking at the intersection between the public role of the journalist and the public interest in effective government.
In this subject you’ll be learning how to use Teeline Shorthand. The subject focuses on helping you develop your practical skills and knowledge and skills with theoretical concepts presented and explored in class. You’ll be learning the correct Teeline techniques and how to produce transcripts in Teeline.