Week 16 (2/12): Writing Satire

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Not all news writing and reporting has to be serious. Journalism isn’t all political scandals, court hearings, car crashes, special investigations and budget sums.

You can be funny too. And make a serious point at the same time.

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Week 8 (22/9): Writing humour and satire

satirical illustration: resetting donald trump
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When asked what’s important in their lives, most people often credit humour. Humour makes people feel good. Humour also improves your audience’s level of engagement.

Perhaps you believe you can’t write comedy? Think again. Chances are you too own a sense of humour. Today, we will be employing some techniques to cultivate your sense of humour as a writer.

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