- A news exercise of 1,000 words (20%), due early in semester
- A major news feature of 2,500 words (60%), due in the exmaination period
- A tutorial presentation of 500 words (10%), throughout semester.
- Participation in tutorials (10%), throughout semester.
- Hurdle: This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 75% attendance and regular participation in tutorials. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.