COMPARATIVE JOURNALISM: FROM GUTENBERG TO GOOGLE (CM4014)

Studies will study the production of journalism in different historical, political and cultural contexts. Theoretical approaches to media and journalism (for example, authoritarian vs liberal models) will be studied to understand the relationship between politics and journalism – and, more generally, the media that operate as industries regulated by states. The course also examines the transformation of the journalism profession by new technologies, notably the impact of the web and social media on newsgathering and other journalistic practices. Issues such as censorship and surveillance will be examined through case studies such as Google and Facebook and new “gatekeepers” of news.

Code: 
CM4014
Name: 
COMPARATIVE JOURNALISM: FROM GUTENBERG TO GOOGLE
Discipline: 
CM (Communications)
Type: 
Regular
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credits: 
4
Can be taken twice for credit?: 
No
Pre-requisites: 
CM1011 OR CM3046 OR EN2020CCE OR CM1011CCR
Co-requisites: 
None