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Contemporary Journalism Themes

Code 13558
Year 1
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload OT(15H)/TP(45H)
Scientific area Communication Sciences
Entry requirements Do not exist.
Mode of delivery Presential.
Work placements Not applicable
Learning outcomes 1 - Understand how existing media are facing the challenges posed by moving to mobile communication.
2 - Study the convergence of content for multiple platforms and the specific formats for mobile.
3 - The new ethical, informative and collaborative challenges imposed on journalists by the new, highly interactive, mobile communication context.
Syllabus 1 - Mobile devices as a means of communication.
2 - The adaptation and reconfiguration of journalism to the mobile internet.
3 - New formats and new languages of journalism in the era of ubiquitous communication.
4 - Social networks and journalism. Challenges and ethics.
5 - The challenges of panjournalism or the permanent immersion of daily life in the news.
Main Bibliography - Bastos, H. (2011). Ciberjonrnalistas em Portugal: Práticas, papéis e ética. Lisboa: Livros Horizonte.
- Bastos, H.; Zamith, F. (2012). Ciberjornalismo - Modelos de negócio e redes sociais. Lisboa: Edições Afrontamento.
- Cardoso, G. (2013). A sociedade dos ecrãs. Lisboa: Tinta da China.
- Fidalgo, A.; Canavilhas, J. (2009). Todos os jornais no bolso. Pensando o jornalismo na era do celular. In Carla Rodrigues (ed.) Jornalismo On-line. Modos de fazer. Rio de Janeiro: Editora Sulina.
- Fidalgo, A. (2009a). O celular de Heidegger - Comunicação ubíqua e distância existencial. Brasil: USP.
- Fidalgo, A. (2009b), A especificidade epistemológica do jornalismo. Desfazendo um mito do jornalismo cidadão. In Gustavo Cardoso (eds.), Media, Redes e Comunicação: Futuros Presentes. Lisboa: Editora Quimera.
- Zamith, F. (2008). Ciberjornalismo: Potencialidades da Internet nos sites noticiosos portugueses. Lisboa: Edições Afrontamento.

Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria Analysis and debate over texts. Reflection on the topics by the students and publication of written essays in the unit's weblog.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2022-06-16

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