Sociology of books and news reports (m) (2014/2015)

Course code
4S02369
Name of lecturer
Lorenzo Reggiani
Coordinator
Lorenzo Reggiani
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
SPS/08 - SOCIOLOGY OF CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
semestrino IA, Semestrino IB

Lesson timetable

semestrino IA
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.4  
Friday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.1  
Semestrino IB
Day Time Type Place Note
Friday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.1  

Learning outcomes

Knowledge of the publishing world: the theory and in particular the technique, from the organization of a newspaper to the different kinds of journalism, with special concern with the news. Information on the book publishing world and on the changes introduced by the digital era.

Syllabus

The news: what it is, how it is originated, how to stress its value, how toh ide it, the sources and the eye of the reporter; the use of photos; time and place of work; journalism and journalisms; new horizons of information; broadening of journalistic field. The course of the book and its process of communication up to the new chapter opened by digital technology.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam, in form of essay on suggested topics.