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The Foundations of Journalism 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

  • The societal role and purpose of journalism
  • The changing media landscape: working conditions, false information, citizen and participatory journalism
  • Theories within journalism research: agenda- setting theory, framing theory, media logic theory
  • Ideals and principles: verification, objectivity, independence and ethics
  • Tools and methods: research, source criticism, news values and news angles, photography, transmedia storytelling and interviewing

Prerequisites

General entry requirements and 45 credits in Media and Communication Science or equivalent. English proficiency is required. Exemption is granted from the requirement in Swedish.

Level of Education: Undergraduate
Course code/Ladok code: LFJK19
The course is conducted at: School of Education and Communication

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2019: Aug 19 - Sep 22
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Examiner
Hannes Ewehag
Course coordinator
Hannes Ewehag
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
11250kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-L9156

Content updated 2019-10-21

Education
Content updated 2015-06-24
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