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Data Journalism - MECO826

This unit focuses on innovative approaches to finding, reporting, producing and interacting with media stories through the use of digital technologies and data structures. Students will critically analyse and gain practical experience in data-driven reporting techniques, the principles of information design and the production of data visualisations. The unit also covers user experience, gamification, collaboration and the potential uses and limitations of 'big' data for journalistic practice.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Dr Margie Borschke

Admission to MFJ or MCreIndMFJ or MMedia or MCreIndMMedia Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):


Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies

Faculty of Arts

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