Resources for improving journalists' understanding of the economic and financial parameters of Australia's agricultural and commodity producers
Kruger, Anne Louise (2013) Resources for improving journalists' understanding of the economic and financial parameters of Australia's agricultural and commodity producers. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
The research addresses how an understanding of the fundamentals of economics will better inform general journalists who report on issues or events affecting rural and regional Australia. The research draws on practice-based experience of the author, formal economics studies, interviews with news editors from Australian television news organisations, and interviews from leading economists. A guidebook has also been written to help journalists apply economic theories to their reporting. The guidebook enables reporters to think strategically and consider the 'big picture' when they inform society about policies, commodity trade, the environment, or any issues involving rural and regional Australia.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)|
|Keywords:||journalism, education, economics, finance, rural , regional, finance, commodity, farming, mining|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||31 Oct 2013 00:02|
|Last Modified:||09 Sep 2015 02:57|
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