Singapore University of Social Sciences

News Reporting and Writing in Chinese 中文新闻采访与写作

Applications Open: 01 April 2019

Applications Close: 31 May 2019

Next Available Intake: July 2019

Schemes: Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Language: Chinese

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1312 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Linguistics and Languages


Synopsis

Students are introduced to the fundamentals of news reporting and writing in Chinese in this hands-on course. Journalistic principles of accuracy, fairness and balance are emphasised. Students will also learn about the journalism code of ethics, reporting etiquette and how best to handle local sensitivities. Regular media writing exercises will be assigned to sharpen student reporting and writing skills.

Level: 2
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July
E-Learning: BLENDED - Learning is done MAINLY online using interactive study materials in MyUniSIM. Students receive guidance and support from online instructors via discussion forums and emails. This is supplemented with SOME face-to-face sessions. If the course has an exam component, this will be administered on-campus.

Topics

  • 单元一: 新闻采访与写作概述
  • 单元二: 新闻记者的专业角色与职业道德
  • 单元三: 新闻选题的策划与实施
  • 单元四: 新闻素材的来源与真实
  • 单元五: 新闻采访的策略与技巧
  • 单元六: 新闻写作的文本与结构

Learning Outcome

  • Explain the basics of crafting clear, concise and precise news stories for Chinese media.
  • Describe the role expected of media writers, by their employers/clients and the wider public.
  • Discuss how a news story is put together.
  • Develop a clear comprehension of the rigour of newsgathering.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of journalism code of ethics.
  • Use information from various sources and turn them into a cohesive news story for the local media industry.
  • Employ journalistic techniques and practices
  • Develop reporting and writing skills
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