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HISTORY OF JOURNALISM

CODE 57188
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 9 cfu during the 1st year of 8769 INFORMAZIONE ED EDITORIA (LM-19) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-STO/04
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    JOURNALISM HISTORY (Crds-ECTS 9) - The evolution of journalism from the origins to the present time and the cultural, political, economic, social, technological contexts which have determined the origin of the different kinds of journalism up to the consolidation of complex information systems.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    By the end of the course, students will have acquired knowledge of the historical development of the main information tools and will thus be able to orient themselves and critically evaluate the current media system.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    At the end of the course the student will acquire adequate knowledge in relation to

    the historical development of journalism and other media (radio, television) in the main European states and in the United States during the 19th and 20th centuries,

    the recent emergence of digital media and their impact on traditional journalism,

    the evolution of the laws that regulate the principles of publishing.

    It will thus be able

     to evaluate critically and in comparative terms the differences between the different journalistic models,

    to present the topics covered by the program with appropriate language,

    to independently carry out further investigations.

    PREREQUISITES

    A good  knowledge of Italian .

    TEACHING METHODS

    The course consists of lectures for a total of 54 hours (9 Cfu). It will be held in face-to-face teaching mode. If required by the epidemiological situation, it will be held according to the procedures established by the Ateneo.   ​

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    The development of journalism from 1400s to the present time, in general terms, also with reference to technological innovations, and in relation to France, The United Kingdom, Germany, Italia, Russia and the United Stetes.The diffusion of radio and television in the above states. 

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    The two following texts are mandatory:

     Oliviero Bergamini, La democrazia della stampa. Storia del giornalismo Laterza, Roma-Bari, ultima edizione.

    Pierluigi Allotti, Quarto potere. Giornalismo e giornalisti nell’Italia contemporanea, Roma, Carocci, 2017.

     

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    MARIA ELISABETTA TONIZZI (President)

    RENZO REPETTI

    FEDERICO DONELLI (Substitute)

    GUIDO LEVI (Substitute)

    MARINA MILAN (Substitute)

    MIRELLA PASINI (Substitute)

    LARA PICCARDO (Substitute)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    Lessons will start on Monday 13 February 2023

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The exam is  oral and in Italia. Foreign students can ask to take it written or oral in English or Italian.

    
     

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    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The exam consists of two questions relating to the entire program. The exam is passed if both answers are sufficient. In the event that one of the two answers is insufficient, a third question will be asked. Another question will be asked about the additional book. An intemediate examination on the firs part of the program is foreseen.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    14/12/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    09/01/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    01/02/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    22/05/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    19/06/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    10/07/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    04/09/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Alla students must join Aulaweb.

    Erasmus students can agree on a specific program by contacting the teacher at the beginning of the course.

    Students with DSA certification, disability or other educational needs are advised to contact the referent professor Aristide Canepa and the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and examination methods that, in compliance with teaching objectives, take into account individual learning methods and provide suitable compensatory tools.