Week Twelve’s Activities & Thoughts

Inquiry: This is your final week. On your blog, reflect on your learning journey and respond to the following questions: 1.What have you learned this term? 2.What did you find most beneficial about the course? 3.What was most challenging? 4.Has the course changed the way you practice or think about media writing? How/why not? What […]

Week Eleven’s Activities & Thoughts

This week we are asked to: Inquiry: Read the article ‘Woman stuck under train at Eagle Junction Train Station, Brisbane’, published on 10 September 2014: http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/womanstuck-under-train-at-eagle-junction-train-stationbrisbane/newsstory/3fdffc6978a2cb47b0461d1dbb1177ad a. What are the problems with the article? b. Does it meet the guidelines for reporting self-harm?: http://www.mindframe-media.info/formedia/reporting-suicide c. Post your reflections on your blog. Answers: a) The problems […]

Week Nine’s Blog Activities and Thoughts

Brochures and Newsletters This week we are asked to read a newsletter from a certain site and answer some questions about the newsletter we have chosen. I chose to read the Crocodile Specialist Group Newsletter, April 2016 – June 2016, Vol.35 No:2 for the purpose of this task. It was found at this location: http://www.iucncsg.org/365_docs/attachments/protarea/2225360a9ab69d58b6f72c37efe77ac6.pdf […]

Week Eight- Media Releases

Week Eight’s Activity – The FakeComicCon Media Release.   Knife Fight Ruins Fun at FakeComicCon FakeComicCon is investigating security issues today which allowed Cosplayers entry to the annual event wearing real knives at the Brisbane convention. Twelve people were injured when a mock fight became a real battle involving 40 Cosplayers. The fight left two […]

Week Seven’s Activities

Writing for broadcast as opposed to writing for print-based media. Q1: Inquiry: Review Chapter 11 of your Media Writing text (Whitaker, Ramsey & Smith). Summarise the key points of this chapter, and answer the question: What are the key differences between writing for broadcast and print-based media? Review: Chapter 11 of “Media Writing, Print, Broadcast, […]