Textual analysis, contemporary literature and newspaper writing (m) - ANALISI DEL TESTO E SCRITTURA GIORNALISTICA (M) (2016/2017)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Leonardo Bellomo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Sem. IIA, Sem. IIB

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Lesson timetable

Sem. IIA
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 1:30 PM - 3:10 PM lesson Lecture Hall SPA  
Friday 1:30 PM - 3:10 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.1  
Sem. IIB
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 3:10 PM - 4:50 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.1  
Friday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall SPA  

Learning outcomes

providing competences about structural and linguistic analysis of journalistic texts of different origin and destination, as a prerequisite for a professional use of journalistic language


Prerequisites: notions about the particular characteristics of the Italian language, its history, its joints in the contemporary world, its uses in the world of communication.

Contents of the course: characters, components and trends of journalistic language in Italy, with analysis of journalistic texts.

R. Gualdo, L’italiano dei giornali, Roma, Carocci, 2007.
L. Serianni, Leggere, scrivere, argomentare. Prove ragionate di scrittura, Bari, Laterza, 2013.
M. Dardano, La lingua dei media, in V. Castronovo – N. Tranfaglia (a cura di), La stampa nell’età della TV. Dagli anni Settanta ad oggi, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2002, pp. 245-285.
I. Bonomi, La lingua dei quotidiani, in I. Bonomi et alii (a cura di), La lingua italiana e i mass-media, Roma, Carocci, 2003, pp. 127-164.

Teaching methods: frontal lessons.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Riccardo Gualdo L’italiano dei giornali. Carocci 2017

Assessment methods and criteria

written examination. Each student has to submit, at least one week after the exam, a written essay (max. 3 folders without the text of the article) that contains a brief analysis of a journalistic text agreed with the teacher.