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  • Ian Reeves

  • Assessment

    80 per cent project20 per cent exam

  • ProjectA piece of journalism that uses digital tools to tell its story in an engaging and compelling wayNo rules on length, style or subject matter but you will need to pitch to me first, and specify your target audienceYou will also do a short 5-minute presentation to the group once your pitch has been approved, setting out your aimsMarks awarded for quality of journalism, audience engagement, effectiveness of storytelling, innovation, and use of the mediumDeadline: Friday 10 April 2015 last day of spring term

  • ExamTwo hour exam in summer term, testing your understanding of the digital tools and techniques being used by journalism organisationsTheir impact on the industryThe considerations for journalists using themAcademic research into some of the techniques being used

  • Areas of investigationLinear and non-linear narrative structuresStatic and dynamic structuresData scrapingData visualisationMappingCrowdsourcingSocial mediaGamesLive journalismReaching mobile audiences tablets and smartphone content

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