Week 8 (31/03): career goals and personal branding Part 1

Last week we looked at media structures and ownership and explored opportunities for media practitioners. We considered where we might like to work in the future.

This week we will look at:

    • how to pursue our desired career path
    • how to achieve our goals
    • personal branding

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A bit of history

The Shell-Shattered Area of Chateau Wood, Flanders (Picture by Frank Hurley, 1917)
The Shell-Shattered Area of Chateau Wood, Flanders (Picture by Frank Hurley, 1917)

Read: The photograph and Australia: timeline
Look: 25 of the most iconic photographs and 40 Must-See photos from the past

Today we’ll have a brief look at the history of news photography and the “news” in news photography; we’ll consider photographers as journalists and vice versa (the blurred lines of being multiskilled) – and the importance of knowing the story and recognising the most significant element(s).

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