History and sociology of journalism and editorial processes - STORIA DEL GIORNALISMO (M) (2019/2020)

Course code
4S008065
Name of lecturer
Federica Bertagna
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-STO/04 - CONTEMPORARY HISTORY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem 2A dal Feb 17, 2020 al Mar 28, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course aims to offer to the student the tools to analyze and decode, in a historical perspective, the journalistic mechanisms of formation and orientation of public opinion.

Syllabus

Requirements in advance: Good knowledge of Italian language (reading). Elementary knowledge of Early Modern and Modern European History

Course description:
- The newspapers from the origins to Internet: development of journalism, primarily in Italy, with attention to the economic, social and political factors which contributed to change the journalistic techniques, the profession of journalist and the newspaper functions

Teaching method: Lessons; seminars

Bibliography (attending students):
1. Giovanni Gozzini, Storia del giornalismo, Bruno Mondadori, Milano, 2011
2. Marco Pratellesi, New Journalism. Dalla crisi della stampa al giornalismo di tutti, Università Bruno Mondadori, 2013 (the chapters to study will be indicated during the course)
3. One of these books:
- J. Pulitzer, Sul giornalismo, Bollati Boringhieri 2009
- W. Lippmann, L'opinione pubblica, Donzelli, 2004
- T. Capote, A sangue freddo, Garzanti 2005
- O. Fallaci, La rabbia e l'orgoglio, Rizzoli 2014

Bibliography (not attending students):
1. Giovanni Gozzini, Storia del giornalismo, Bruno Mondadori, Milano, 2011
2. Marco Pratellesi, New Journalism. Dalla crisi della stampa al giornalismo di tutti, Università Bruno Mondadori, 2013
3. One of these books:
- J. Pulitzer, Sul giornalismo, Bollati Boringhieri 2009
- W. Lippmann, L'opinione pubblica, Donzelli, 2004
- T. Capote, A sangue freddo, Garzanti 2005
- O. Fallaci, La rabbia e l'orgoglio, Rizzoli 2014

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
G. Gozzini Storia del giornalismo (Edizione 3) Pearson 2020

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test