History and sociology of journalism and editorial processes (2019/2020)

Course code
4S008065
Credits
12
Coordinator
Federica Bertagna
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
SOCIOLOGIA DEL LIBRO E DELLA CRONACA GIORNALISTICA (M) 6 SPS/08-SOCIOLOGY OF CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION Sem 1A, Sem 1B Lorenzo Reggiani
STORIA DEL GIORNALISMO (M) 6 M-STO/04-CONTEMPORARY HISTORY Sem 2A Federica Bertagna

Learning outcomes

History and sociology of journalism and editorial processes (m)

The course aims to offer students specific knowledge of the history of journalism, the mechanisms of formation and orientation of public opinion, as well as the fundamental tools to analyze the role of journalism and publishing in contemporary society.

At the end of the course the student will have acquired:

‑‑ the tools to analyze and decode, in a historical perspective, the journalistic devices of formation and orientation of public opinion;

‑- knowledge on the functioning of the journalistic world;

‑‑ knowledge about the organization of a newspaper;

‑- sociological skills in the field of book publishing and its changes brought about by the digital age;

- tools to stay in a learning dynamic that allows you to continue your update in the field over time.

MM HISTORY OF JOURNALISM

The course aims to offer students specific knowledge of the history of journalism and the role and impact this has on society. At the end of the course the student will have acquired the tools to analyze and decode, in a historical perspective, the journalistic mechanisms of formation and orientation of public opinion.

MM SOCIOLOGY OF THE BOOK AND THE JOURNALISTIC CHRONICLE
The course aims to provide students with the fundamental tools to analyze the role of journalism in contemporary society (with particular attention to journalistic reporting) and publishing. At the end of the course the student will have acquired the conceptual, methodological and cultural bases necessary to analyze and interpret the journalistic universe, from the organization of a newspaper to the different types of journalism; will also have acquired sociological skills related to the world of book publishing and its changes determined by the digital age.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
M. Rak Comunicare con il libro Mondadori Università 2011
C. Sorrentino Il giornalismo. Che cos'è e come funziona Carocci 2002
G. Roncaglia La quarta rivoluzione. Sei lezioni sul futuro del libro Laterza 2010
G. A. Ferrari Libro Bollati Boringhieri 2014
C.Sorrentino e E. Bianda Studiare giornalismo-ambiti logiche attori Carocci 2013
G. Gozzini Storia del giornalismo Bruno Mondadori 2011