The Press, Journalism and Society

lcomu1323  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

The Press, Journalism and Society
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
4 credits
22.5 h
Q1
Teacher(s)
Language
French
Prerequisites

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
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.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 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.
 
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Lecture. Required reading.
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Written examination. Open-ended questions.
Other information
Evaluation: 20 minute oral examination Course materials: a book and a collection of articles
Online resources
PowerPoint files. Reference texts.
Bibliography
Portefeuille de textes.
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [60] in History

Minor in Information and Communication

Master [120] in History

Bachelor in Information and Communication