JRN318 Deadline: Multiplatform Delivery (8)


This subject focuses on the collation and presentation of journalism across all contemporary media platforms. Working for an authentic newsroom students edit and produce print and web publications and radio and television news and feature programs.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
InternalBathurst Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: JRN318
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Communication and Creative Industries

Enrolment restrictions

JRN101 and JRN200

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to exercise editorial judgment in story selection and packaging
  • be able to evaluate and subedit journalism for programming and publishing
  • be able to apply critical thinking and problem solving abilities to real-time news and feature production
  • be able to work in supervisory roles in a team environment
  • be able to produce content for multiplatform delivery.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Roles of editors, producers' and subeditors in program/publication production
  • Role and function of editorial meetings
  • Story selection, hierarchy and placement in television and radio bulletins and programs/print and online publications
  • Print and online layout and design
  • Subediting
  • Audio and visual producing
  • Editorial judgment


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.