Sociology of journalism (m) (2013/2014)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Domenico Secondulfo
Domenico Secondulfo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
I semestrino A dal Sep 30, 2013 al Nov 16, 2013.

Lesson timetable

I semestrino A
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 3:40 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.1  
Friday 3:40 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.1  

Learning outcomes

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 and recent communicative phenomenas.
Part of the course is devoted to the use of photography in investigative journalism and sociology.


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.

Assessment methods and criteria

written exam