DT582 The BA Journalism offers a comprehensive programme of study to anyone who wishes to pursue a career as a journalist. Those applying should have a keen interest in news and current affairs, a facility with language and the ability to work to deadlines. The programme develops skills in the practice of newspaper, broadcast and web-based journalism. Students also gain a critical understanding of the role of journalism in democratic society and knowledge of subjects such as politics, law and business. The School of Media publishes and broadcasts student’s work during the academic year through DIT FM and a community newspaper, The Liberty.