Grevisse Benoît ;
The course aims to introduce students to the realities and multi-faceted nature of journalism and the Belgian and international printed Press. It provides a critical overview of the Press, dealing with its history and highlighting its emblematic function. It introduces readings on Anthropology and creates links between literature and journalism.
The objectives of this course are:
1. to teach students how to read the newspaper as "professionals".
2. to bring students to a better understanding of how press stories work.
3. to give students access to a whole group of journalist-writers.
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Lecture. Required reading.
Written examination. Open-ended questions.
Evaluation: 20 minute oral examination
Course materials: a book and a collection of articles
PowerPoint files. Reference texts.