In completing my CAFF audio piece I learned a great deal about the realities of creating an audio piece in a real world environment. I learned how to prioritise my time more effectively then I’d previously been able to in other assessments. I planned out my story, angle and decided upon who I would interview in short space of time.
Journalism, Law and Power Court Reportage Reflection
My court reports were to be published in the ‘Victoria News’ section of The Age, as this is the section where court reports are published. They are to be published the day after the proceedings are concluded, to allow the story to be as accurate and fair as possible.
After studying a semester of journalism, I can already see my career goals unfolding. I have a clear idea of the steps I need to take in order to be a great journalist and with the help of RMIT, I feel as though I can be successful.
Hard News Story Reflection
In the process of writing a hard news story I gained practical knowledge and learned valuable skills that will assist me in future.
Contact Book Reflection
Understanding Journalism – COMM2657
In the field of journalism it is of vital importance to have credible and reliable sources. A journalist lives and dies on the quality of their sources and the information they provide. The information has the potential to make or break a story. For example, by providing information, which a journalist may not, been able to acquire through regular channels, verifying the accuracy of information and the significance of information to the news story.