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News Theory

Code 14683
Year 2
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload OT(15H)/TP(45H)
Scientific area Communication Sciences
Entry requirements Do not exist
Mode of delivery Face to face
Work placements NA.
Learning outcomes a) Acquisition of knowledge on the production, reception and consumption dynamics of the news. b) To get acquainted with some of the main paradigms of analysis and research methods in the context of journalistic studies. c) To gain awareness of the challenges posed by the changes induced by online journalism. . d) To obtain research skills in journalism studies in its print, online generalist, regional and communitarian dimensions.
1. . Delimitation of the subject of the discipline: news in a broad and restricted sense
2. Characteristics of the journalistic discourse
3.. The production of journalisistic pieces
4. The effects of news
Main Bibliography Bibliografia

Correia, João (2011). O Admirável mundo dos Notícias: Teorias e Métodos. Covilhã: Livros Labcom.
Fenton, Natalie (2010). New Media, Old News: journalism & democracy in the digital age. Los Angeles: Sage.
Harcup, Tony & O’Neill, Deirdre (2017). What is news?: News Values Revisited (Again). Journalism Studies, vol. 18 (12)
Santos, Rogério (1997). A Negociação entre Jornalistas e Fontes. Lisboa: Caminho.
Schudson, Michael, (2003). The Sociology of News. Nova Iorque: W. W. Norton & Company.
Sousa, Jorge Pedro (s/d). Por que as notícias são como são? BOCC – Biblioteca Online de Ciências da Comunicação.
Sousa, Jorge Pedro (2000). As Notícias e os Seus Efeitos. Coimbra: Minerva Coimbra.
Traquina, Nelson [org.] (1993), Jornalismo: questões, teorias e "estórias". Lisboa: Vega.
Traquina, Nelson (2002). Jornalismo: O Que é. Lisboa: Quimera.
Wahl-Jorgensen, Karin e Hanitzsch, Thomas (2008). The Handbook of Digital Journalism. Londres: Sage.
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria Students will be evaluated in three stages:

1. Witten test (65%). 18 May
2. Realization of a paper on the analysis of the journalistic coverage of an event, sutuation or subject (25%). The paper must be done in a group of 3 or 4 elements and have between 8 to 12 pages, 1.5 space, TNR, size 12. To be delivered at 25 May and discussed in the classroom at 1st June.
3. Class participation, creativity, involvement with subjects, and particularly the oral analysis of a news item (10%)
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2023-03-06

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