Journalistic Writing Laboratory (2018/2019)

Course code
4S007366
Name of lecturer
Andrea Capuzzo
Coordinator
Andrea Capuzzo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Academic sector
NN - -
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem. 2B dal Apr 8, 2019 al Jun 1, 2019.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The Journalistic Writing Laboratory is dedicated to the newspaper article in its different forms. At the end of the lessons the students will become familiar with the different types of journalistic prose (news, investigation, interview, reportage, article of custom, editorial, etc.) and will be able to write an original script that meets the requirements and standards of the text genre.

Syllabus

LABORATORY ARGUMENT
Write a newspaper article.

CONTENTS
1. Analysis of the different types of journalistic article (news, report, interview, reportage, article of custom, editorial, etc.)
2. Identification of communicative, linguistic and expressive techniques adapted to the various types of journalistic writing.

EDUCATIONAL MODE
Lectures and exercises through written works.
The reading and the guided analysis of significant examples of journalistic prose will be accompanied by the composition and correction of works written by the students. The texts used will be uploaded to the e-learning platform (or, if necessary, photocopied). Bibliographical references will be communicated from time to time in class.

N.B. The course is reserved for attending students only. To take the final exam you will need to have attended at least seven out of nine lessons. The presence signature will be required.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Paolo Murialdi Come si legge un giornale Laterza 1981

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam is reserved for attending students only and will consist of a written test.
Students must write a journalistic article of a specific type starting from one of the tracks proposed by the teacher.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018