Domain - Applied Journalism

Domain - Applied Journalism

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Level 6

Develop rounds, gather information, and plan stories for publication or broadcast
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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25361 Unit Standard 30 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are employed in news media outlets and who are required to develop rounds and gather information for writing stories for publication or broadcast. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify, establish, and develop contacts within rounds assigned in the workplace; observe issues, and gather and research information for developing story ideas from rounds assigned in the workplace; convert knowledge of the issues generated by the assigned rounds into story ideas, and develop plans for writing the stories for publication or broadcast.

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Competenz

Identify and write news stories for print publication
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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25362 Unit Standard 30 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are employed in news media outlets and who are required to write news stories for publication in newspapers, magazines, or periodicals. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify news stories for print publication, produce a brief for each story, and gather information for the stories; and write news stories for print publication following the approved brief.

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Competenz

Write news stories and prepare for broadcast on radio
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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25363 Unit Standard 30 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are employed in news media outlets and who are required to write news stories for broadcast on radio. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify news stories for broadcast on radio, produce a brief for each story, and gather information and write news stories and prepare for broadcast on radio following the approved brief.

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Competenz

Write news stories and prepare for broadcast on television
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25364 Unit Standard 30 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are employed in news media outlets and who are required to write news stories for broadcast on television. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify news stories, produce a brief for each story and gather information, and write news stories and prepare for broadcast on television following the approved brief.

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Competenz

Write news stories from court proceedings for applied journalism
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25365 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are employed in news media outlets and who are required to write news stories from court proceedings. People credited with this unit standard are able to: arrange meetings with court personnel, and record information; identify priority stories for news coverage of court proceedings, and gather information for the stories; and write news stories from court proceedings.

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Rewrite a story and analyse and report on legal issues for applied journalism
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25366 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are employed in news media outlets and who are required to analyse and resolve legal issues when writing stories for publication or broadcast. People credited with this unit standard are able to: use a supplied case study story to identify and describe legal issues, and rewrite the story to resolve the legal issues; and analyse and report on legal issues that have arisen during the writing of stories in the workplace.

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Rewrite a story and analyse and report on ethical issues for applied journalism
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25367 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are employed in news media outlets and who are required to analyse and resolve ethical issues when writing stories for publication or broadcast. People credited with this unit standard are able to: use a supplied case study story to identify and describe ethical issues, and rewrite the story to resolve the ethical issues; and analyse and report on ethical issues that have arisen during the writing of stories in the workplace.

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Write feature stories and prepare for broadcast on radio
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25368 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are employed in news media outlets and who are required to write feature stories for broadcast on radio. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify feature stories for broadcast on radio, produce a brief for each story, and gather information for the stories; and write feature stories and prepare for broadcast on radio in accordance with the approved brief.

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Competenz

Write feature stories for print publication
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25369 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are employed in news media outlets and who are required to write feature stories for publication in newspapers, magazines or periodicals. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify feature stories for print publication, produce a brief for each story, and gather information for the stories; and write feature stories in accordance with the approved brief.

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Sub-edit and lay out news stories for print publication
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25715 Unit Standard 40 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are employed in news media outlets and who are required to sub-edit and lay out news stories for publication in newspapers, magazines, or periodicals. People credited with this unit standard are able to: select news stories and identify key issues to be sub-edited, produce briefs and gather information; sub-edit news stories for publication; write headlines for the sub-edited news stories; source, assemble and process images and captions to accompany news stories; and lay out news stories for print publication.

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Competenz

Sub-edit and lay out feature stories for print publication
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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25716 Unit Standard 45 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are employed in news media outlets and who are required to sub-edit and lay out feature stories for publication in newspapers, magazines or periodicals. People credited with this unit standard are able to: select feature stories, identify key issues to be sub-edited, produce briefs and gather information; sub-edit feature stories for publication; write headlines for the sub-edited feature stories; source, assemble and process images and captions to accompany feature stories; and lay out feature stories for publication.

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Produce news and feature photojournalism assignments for publication
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26842 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are employed in news media outlets and who are required to take and produce photographs and write captions and photo-stories for publication. People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan news and feature photographs and photojournalism assignments for a news publication; select and configure photographic equipment in accordance with the brief; take and download photographs in accordance with the brief; prepare and edit selected photographs in accordance with the brief; write captions and stories to a publishable standard; and produce photojournalism assignments to a publishable standard in accordance with the brief.

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Produce news stories, and produce and present live crosses, for broadcast on television
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27653 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of requirements for producing television news for broadcast; prepare briefs, direct the news gathering team on site and produce news stories; write scripts and edit news stories; and produce and present live crosses for broadcast on television.

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Competenz

Write news stories using material from the web and create news audio video clips for publication on a web news site
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27755 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are employed in news media outlets and who are required to use the web as a platform for news reporting. People credited with this unit standard are able to: analyse visual material used for news reporting on the web and determine the news value in visual material; analyse the use of the web for gathering material to write news stories; analyse issues relating to gathering material for news story writing and selecting news stories for web news sites; gather material and select and write news stories for publication on a web news site; write news story headlines for the web in accordance with industry standards; and create news audio video clips and post to a news web site.

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Competenz

Apply understanding of statistical issues to data-related stories
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28472 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people involved in news gathering who are required to understand statistical issues in order to accurately analyse, describe and write data-related stories. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify and describe statistical issues within a supplied case study story, and rewrite the story to resolve the issue; and analyse, interpret and report on statistical issues that have arisen during the writing of stories in the workplace.

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Data as at 21 May 2022