Follow the money: How to introduce students to business journalism
Faculty of Education and Arts
School of Communications and Arts / Centre for Research in Entertainment, Arts, Technology, Education and Communications
This paper argues that in the face of global economic upheaval it is important to equip journalism students with the vocabulary and basic understandings that will enable them to report responsibly on business and economic events over the coming years. It presents a rundown of the topics covered by Edith Cowan University’s new business journalism unit and summarises student responses to the first iteration of the unit in semester two 2008.