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Scholar Year: 2020/2021 - 1S
||Ciências da Comunicação
||N. of students
|Lídia Soraya Barreto Marôpo||Head|
|Type of classes
Intended learning outcomes (Knowledges, skills and competencies to be developed by the students)
At the end of the course unit the student should be able to:
Defining what journalism is and recognizing its central role in democratic societies.
Understand the news production process, taking into account the culture of journalists and their relationship with news sources.
Identify the characteristics of the journalistic text.
Characterize the main theories of journalism and reflect critically on the mirror theory, personal action or gatekeeper theory, organizational theory, political action theory, constructivist theories, structuralist theory, interactionist theory.
Recognize the transformations and challenges of journalism in the digital age.
What is journalism
Journalism and democracy
The news production process
The professional culture of journalists
The news sources
The characteristics of the journalistic text
Theories of Journalism: mirror theory, personal action or gatekeeper theory, organizational theory, political action theory, constructivist theories, structuralist theory, interactionist theory
Journalism challenges in the digital age
The sessions are centered on the presentation of concepts, face-to-face debates and practical exercises. Students are invited to participate in activities at all classes and regularly present the results of the work they do.
Assessment methodologies and evidences
The work developed will be subject to continuous and summative assessment implying:
a) Test: 40%
b) Group work: 40%
c) Participation activities: 20%
The assessment can also be done by exam.
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Fowler-Watt, K.; Jukes, S. (2020).New Journalisms - Rethinking Practice, Theory and Pedagogy
Schudson, M (2011). The Sociology of the News. Nova Iorque e Londres: W.W. Norton & Company.
Sousa, J. P. (2006). Elementos de Teoria e Pesquisa da Comunicação e dos Media. Porto: Universidade Fernando Pessoa.
Stuart, A. (2012). The Routledge Companion to News and Journalism. Londres: Routledge.
Traquina, N. (2002). O que é jornalismo. Lisboa: quimera.
Wahl-Jorgensen, K. & Hanitzsch, T. (2009). The Handbook of Journalism Studies. Nova Iorque & Londres: Routledge.
Zelizer, B. (2016). What Journalism could be. Nova Iorque: Politybooks.