The Hive: Collaborative Journalism


Course Description

  • Course Name

    The Hive: Collaborative Journalism

  • Host University


  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Communication, International Communications, Journalism, Mass Communications, Media and Journalism, Media Studies, Public Relations

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    In this subject, students work in collaborative teams. They deliver interactive publications for specific audiences, through specialist genres and 'rounds' in journalism, such as environment, health, technology, arts, sports, law, media, business and politics. Students learn how to research stories using public record sources ? court documents, political donations, pecuniary interest registers, FOI, company annual reports, ASIC, Hansard, etc. They develop a critical understanding of how journalism serves the public right to know and the public interest. By pitching and developing their specialist publication to a publisher, they develop a critical understanding and ability to develop and deliver a product which engages with their target public. They develop an understanding of interactivity and audience through the use of social journalism.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.