Sociology of books and news reports (m) (2017/2018)

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
Period
First half of Semester 1 , Second half of Semester 1

Lesson timetable

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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

Pre-requisites:
Regular reading of a newspaper, national o local, vision o television news. Intereset in reading in general and in reading books in particular.

Contents:
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.

Bibliography:
- C. Sorrentino, “Il giornalismo. Che cos'è e come funziona”, Carocci, 2002;
- C. Sorrentino, E. Bianda, "Studiare giornalismo - ambiti logiche attori", Carocci 2013;
- G. Roncaglia, “La quarta rivoluzione. Sei lezioni sul futuro del libro”, Laterza 2010;
- M. Rak (a cura di), “Comunicare con il libro”, Mondadori Università 2011;
- G. A. Ferrari, “Libro”, Bollati Boringhieri 2014.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
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

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam with four open questions.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018