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Many newspaper and magazine organisations now expect new journalists to have the traditional skills of newsgathering, shorthand, writing, reporting and feature writing, plus the ability to shoot and edit digital video, present audio and video podcasts, as well as update and manage news websites, featuring news tickers, RSS feeds, email alerts. Broadcasters require all this too and ask for shorthand as well. This course alone in Scotland can provide you with the introduction to all these skills to industry-standards based on our accreditation from both the NCTJ and BJTC (see below), our extensive teaching experience and cutting-edge facilities. You will also get the chance to explore an area of specialist journalism such as Arts, Sports, Fashion, or Business, in an option. The MA Multimedia Journalism seeks to: Provide you with the essential core journalistic reporting skills and practical knowledge to prepare you for a career in press, broadcast or online journalism Equip you with skills in using a wide range of current software and digital newsgathering hardware as used for print, radio, TV and online journalism production in contemporary newsrooms Enable you to develop a critical understanding of journalism practice, theory & concepts, and the occupation's governmental, legal, economic & media contexts Provide you with an opportunity to gain journalism experience and practise in a variety of occupational levels, contexts and challenges, partly via two periods of work experience. Visit our blog at: http:caledonianblogs.netjournalism

Many newspaper and magazine organisations now expect new journalists to have the traditional skills of newsgathering, shorthand, writing, reporting and feature writing, plus the ability to shoot and edit digital video, present audio and video podcasts, as well as update and manage news websites, featuring news tickers, RSS feeds, email alerts. Broadcasters require all this too and ask for...

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