Aims/Description: This module introduces journalism students to the skills required to write news reports from Crown, magistrates' and coroners' courts cases. Student will visit these courts to makes notes on real cases for these reports. Feedback is given to each student on their draft and finalised reports, and on their notes. Their accuracy in note-taking and speed in writing such a news report is assessed in a formal examination in which they write up a news report of a hypothetical `prosecution opening' of a trial.
Restrictions on availability: Restricted to students studying JNLU01
Information on the department responsible for this unit (Journalism Studies):
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