Sociology of Mass Comunication and jornalistic report (m) (2008/2009)

Course code
4S02357
Credits
12
Coordinator
Domenico Secondulfo
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
Sociologia del libro e della cronaca giornalistica (m) II modulo 6 SPS/08-SOCIOLOGY OF CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION Primo semestre Paolo Morando
Sociologia del giornalismo (m) I modulo 6 SPS/07-GENERAL SOCIOLOGY Primo semestre Domenico Secondulfo

Learning outcomes

Module: Sociologia del giornalismo (m) I modulo
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The aim of the course is to make students aware of the fundamental concepts of the sociology of mass communications and the sociological reflection on the main mass-medium. It also examines the more interesting communicative phenomens that they have developed in new communication technologies. Topics will include strategies of counter information and psychological warfare that are considered the most sensible areas in communication work

Module: Sociologia del libro e della cronaca giornalistica (m) II modulo
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The course aims to give students the techniques essential for the conduct of the profession of journalist, particularly in the field of print media.

Syllabus

Module: Sociologia del giornalismo (m) I modulo
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Course Content: The purpose of the course is to analyze both the main theories of mass communications and the specific problems which are related to them. It also examines the problem of public opinion in sense of its historical development and its modifications. After analysing theoretically issues, it is programmed the participation of some journalists. A seminary of Gianni Cipriani (Manager of D-News) on the topic of the psychological warfare is scheduled and also a lesson on virtual community will be activated by Dr. Dell’Aquila.

Module: Sociologia del libro e della cronaca giornalistica (m) II modulo
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Assessment methods and criteria

written test