Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
803001842017CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE MEDIAElective124
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To enable journalists to be aware of current developments in the media and to raise awareness about the agenda.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğretim Üyesi Sinem Çambay
Learning Outcomes
11. To be able to follow current developments in media
2To be able to comprehend the difference between the events in different newspapers
33. To be able to media literate
44. To be able to question the source of news and its effect
5To be able to understand the structure of media
6To be able to view the background of the news
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Awareness to gain awareness about current economic, social and political agendas in the media
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1İntroduction and Meeting
2Agenda Concept and Agenda Determination TheoryLecture and news review
3 Factors affecting the media agendaLecture and news review
4Political Economy of MediaLecture and news review
5Advertisement and effect of advertisers on the media agendaLecture and news review
6 The Power of the Media in Determining the AgendaLecture and news review
7Agenda Setting Strategies in Media: FramingLecture and news review
8 Exam
9Agenda-Setting Strategies in the MediaLecture and news review
10 The Design and Importance of Newspaper Showcase in the Determination of Agenda in Media Lecture and news review
11Presentation of the economic events on the media agenda in newspapersLecture and news review
12Presentation of social events on the agenda of the media in newspapersLecture and news review
13Presentations of political events on the media agenda in newspapersLecture and news review
14Presentation of the magazine events on the agenda of the media in newspapersLecture and news review
15Presentation of the events in the external world on the agenda of the media in newspapersLecture and news review
16Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Günlük gündeme ilişkin gazeteler takip edilecek 2. Atabek Nejdet ve Uztuğ Ferruh (1998). Haberlerde Çerçeveleme ve Öne Çıkarma. Anadolu Üniversitesi İletişim Bilimleri Fakültesi Dergisi: Kurgu 15: 96-105 3. Dursun Çiler (2004). Haberde ‘Gerçekliğin İnşa Edilmesi’Ne Demektir. Ç. Dursun (Der.), Haber Hakikat ve İktidar İlişkisi, Ankara: Elips Kitap, 37-65. 4. Dursun Çiler (2005). Haber Ve Habercilik-Gazetecilik Üzerine Düşünmek, S. Alankuş (Der.), Habercinin El Kitabı Dizisi: Gazetecilik ve Habercilik, İstanbul, IPS İletişim Vakfı Yayınları, 69-90 5. Terkan Banu (2005). Gündem Belirleme-Medya ve Siyasal Gündem Üzerine Bir Çalışma. Konya: Tablet Basım Yayın.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures8216
Discussion10440
Question-Answer14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination212
Individual Study for Final Examination224
Reading14114
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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