Week 2: The media biz

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Introduction to the unit Articulate, debate and present ideas.

Media is a hungry beast that demands 24/7 content. It dictates that you come up with ideas, flesh them out through workshopping and road testing before you finally present them. Exactly how you unleash your creations upon the world is up to you: blogs, radio, TV, documentaries, articles; platforms are plentiful!

How do we communicate when the spotlight is shining upon us? The Psych Show’s top 10 tips for communicating complex information:

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Week 1: Intro to MoJo

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Yusuf Omar is the founder of MoJo org ‘Hashtag Our Stories’. He has a serious journalism pedigree – he’s the former mobile editor at the Hindustan Times, and also worked as Snapchat social media reporter at CNN.

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Week 1 (20/7): Introduction to Work Practice


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First, a quick poll!

On a scale of 1 to 10, where 1 is “Not at all sure!” & 10 is “Absolutely certain!”:

How certain are you of getting a job in journalism after finishing your Diploma?

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Producing and Presenting Week 1 (19/7): Here we go!

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Step one: You’ve done Orientation – tick! Please be sure to complete, sign and return these two forms that have been emailed to you:

  1. Student Acknowledgement and
  2. Authority to Publish
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