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MECO1002: Media 4.0: Work and Policy

This unit explores media policy, industry change, and work practices. Within this framework, it explores concepts of labour and practical responses to workplace dynamics. Students will review their digital media footprint and develop professional branding strategies.

Code MECO1002
Academic unit Media and Communications
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate disciplinary literary in media political economy, including business models, industry organisation, policy and regulation, labour market dynamics, content creation, access, voice, diversity and use
  • LO2. explain ways digital platforms are disrupting traditional business models and their consequences
  • LO3. identify and discuss the parameters and requirements of work in Australia's media and comms industries
  • LO4. read and critique recommended academic readings and media coverage on key issues of debate around Australian media and communications
  • LO5. research and analyse policy and regulatory practices in at least one Australian media sector
  • LO6. communicate learning outcomes in diverse formats including discussion and debate in lectures and tutorials, conceptual media production, and academic writing.