Unit 11 · Year 2

11.1.1, 11.1.2 Career Worksheet

The 21st Century Newsroom

News sources used by journalists Social media

Court

Press releases/ press conferences

Internet for e.g. local council websites, government website

Council meetings

Local hospitals

Police

 

 

Technology used by journalists Internet

Mobile phone

Tablets

Cameras

Softwares- audio/video/ photo editing, layout/design

Recorders

 

 

 

 

Laws and ethics relating to the 21st century newsroom Data protection- must be accurate when it is personal

Copyright

Child protection

Editors code

Ofcom

Defamation law

Code of conduct (NCTJ)

 

 

 

Skills required by the 21st century journalist Confidence

Reliability

Organization

Independency

Social skills

Multi-skills

Use of technology

Literacy skills

Photography skills

 

 

Qualifications and experience requirements to become a journalist College courses: journalism and social media communications

NCTJ

Degrees: BA -> MA

Higher apprenticeship

Work experience

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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