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INTERNATIONAL JOURNALISM

CODE 105001
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 8768 SCIENZE INTERNAZIONALI E DIPLOMATICHE (L-36) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 3nd year of 8768 SCIENZE INTERNAZIONALI E DIPLOMATICHE (L-36) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 2nd year of 8768 SCIENZE INTERNAZIONALI E DIPLOMATICHE (L-36) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-STO/04
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The course aims to present the main tools of international information between traditional journalism and new media, through an in-depth study of specific historical and thematic contexts. The drafting of a press review on agreed topical topics will facilitate the understanding of media mechanisms in the field of international relations.

    
     

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    At the end of the course, the student is able to: - know the main tools of international information between traditional journalism and new media; - understand the media mechanisms in the field of international relations; - recognize, read and query information sources, grasping their reliability and identifying fake news.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    At the end of the course, the student is able to:

    • know the main tools of international information between traditional journalism and new media;
    • understand the media mechanisms in the field of international relations;
    • recognize, read and query information sources, grasping their reliability and identifying fake news.

    PREREQUISITES

    Knowledge of the Italian language.

    TEACHING METHODS

    Lectures and discussions will alternate.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    The course will be dedicated to the presentation and discussion of some specific aspects of international journalism, with extensive references to contemporary events: the process of mediation of information and “newsworthiness”; professional ethics; journalistic articles and styles; traditional models of journalism (the model of Hallin and Mancini, New, Investigative, Interpretative, Public and Trustee Journalism); the digital revolution; new models of journalism (newsmaking, data journalism, brand journalism, all news); misinformation, disinformation and fake news; international journalism and war journalism; peace journalism; political and economic influences on the media; printed journalism, television journalism and radio journalism. It will be possible to collaborate in the «Giornalismo internazionale» workshop, a writing space for the students of the course. Participation in the workshop allows students to be considered “attending students”.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Course slides published on Aulaweb. It should be noted that, at the moment, an updated and complete handbook of International Journalism in Italian is not available.

    To prepare for the exam, the study of one of the following texts is recommended:

    -S. Petroni, A. Massa, G. Anzera, Lo specchio di Aletheia: Fake news e politica internazionale, Roma, Edizioni Nuova Cultura, 2017

    -J.P. Marthoz, Journalisme international, Bruxelles, De Boeck, 2018

    -K. Williams, International Journalism, London, Sage, 2011.

    Inoltre gli studenti non frequentanti dovranno scegliere uno dei seguenti testi:

    -A. Deruda, Diplomazia digitale. La politica estera e i social media, Milano, Apogeo, 2012

    -C. Salmon, Come la politica mondiale ha divorato se stessa, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2020

    -A. Valeriani, Twitter Factor. Come i media cambiano la politica mondiale, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2011.

    (Quite all of these books are available as e-book)

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    LARA PICCARDO (President)

    GUIDO LEVI

    LUCA BARBAINI (Substitute)

    MARINA MILAN (Substitute)

    MONICA PENCO (Substitute)

    FRANCESCO PIERINI (Substitute)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    II semester, February 2023.

    Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday h. 8.00-10.00.

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The exam will be oral. It will consist of two or more questions on the topics covered by the course.

    Non-attending students must also study a topic of their choice by reading a volume from those published on this teaching sheet and on aulaweb.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The elements of the evaluation are: coherence of the answer to the question; ability to exhibit (language skills); critical ability and to connect knowledge to the international reality.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    16/12/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    13/01/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    27/01/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    26/05/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale Ore 9.00 Aula 5 Albergo dei Poveri
    16/06/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale Ore 9.00 Aula 5 Albergo dei Poveri
    14/07/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale Ore 9.00 Aula 5 Albergo dei Poveri
    08/09/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale Ore 9.00 Aula 5 Albergo dei Poveri

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Students with “Special Needs”: the compensatory/dispensative tools recognized by the Department coordinator, Prof. Aristide Canepa, and by the University Service for students with special needs are applied. It is suggested to contact by Prof. Canepa and the lecturer of this course at the beginning of the lectures.