Communication and Media Studies

History of the Press(JOU301)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
JOU301 History of the Press 5 2 2 2 2 4
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) GÜLSÜN GÜVENLİ gguvenli@gmail.com (Email)
Assistant
Objective The aim of this course is to explore the cultural and meditative
foundations of contemporary journalism by discussing; the birth of
Turkish press from the Ottoman Empire to the multi-party system,
law regulations, professional climate, key figures in journalism and
central journals.
Content Social and Cultural Climate
Ottoman Empire and Modernization 3. Week: Birth of the press
Tanzimat: Role of press in the reformation
Abdulhamit II: Birth of a profession
II. Meşrutiyet: Political polarization and Press
War of Independence: Press and Public Opinion
Mid Term
9. Week: Press and the Formation of the Republic
10. Week: Single Party System and the World War II
Multi-Party system and Press: Party Relations
Multi-Party System and Press: Relations with the
Capital Groups
Regulations of Law
Overall Review
Course Learning Outcomes After the end of this course, the student will be able to:
- Define the key names, the progress, and the major occurrences in
the history of Turkish press,
- Explain the causes of events in the history of press; associate these
explanations with the contemporary journalism,
- Define the historical phenomena in historical context,
- Correlate History of Turkish Press with the history of world press
- Evaluate the impact of Turkish Press on Turkish society
regarding historical process.
Teaching and Learning Methods
References Alemdar K., Türkiye’de Çağdaş haberleşmenin tarihsel kökenleri,
Ankara: AİTİK, 1981.
Cumhuriyet Dönemi Türkiye Ansiklopedisi, İletişim yayınları, 10 cilt,
ilgili başlıklar.
Dünden Bugüne İstanbul Ansiklopedisi, İstanbul: Kültür Bakanlığı ve
Tarih Vakfı ortakyayını, 1994, 8 cilt, ilgili başlıklar.
Girgin A., Türk Basın tarihinde yerel gazetecilik, İstanbul: İnkılap, 2001
İnuğur N, Türk Basınında İz Bırakanlar, İstanbul: Der, 1999.
İnuğur N., Basın ve Yayın Tarihi, İstanbu: Der yay. 1993.
Koloğlu O., Basınımızda resim ve fotoğrafın başlaması, İstanbul: Engin,
1992.
Koloğlu O., Omanlı’da son tartışmalar, İstanbul: Doğan, 2008.
Koloğlu O., Osmanlı’dan günümüze Türkiye’de basın, İstanbul:
İletişim, 1992.
Koloğlu O., Reklamcılığımızın ilk yüzyılı, 1840-1940, İstanbl,
Reklamcılar der., 1999.
Koloğlu O., Takvimi Vekayi: Türk Basınında 150 yıl 1831-1981,
Ankara: ÇGD, 1996.
Koloğlu O.,Havas-Reuter’den Anadolu Ajasına, Ankara: ÇGD, 1994.
Koloğlu O.,Kemalist Anadolu Basını, Ankara: ÇGD, 1995.
Presse turque et presse de Turquie, sous la dir. De Nathalie Clayer,
İstanbul: İsis, 1992.
Tanzimat’tan Cumhuriyete Türkiye Ansiklopedisi, İletişim yayınları, 7
cilt, ilgili başlıklar.
Topuz Hıfzı, Türk Basın Tarihi, İstanbul: Remzi, 2003.
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Social and Cultural Climate
2 : Ottoman Empire and Modernization
3 Birth of the press
4 Tanzimat: Role of press in the reformation
5 Abdulhamit II: Birth of a profession
6 II. Meşrutiyet: Political polarization and Press
7 War of Independence: Press and Public Opinion
8 Mid Term
9 Press and the Formation of the Republic
10 Single Party System and the World War II
11 Multi-Party system and Press: Party Relations
12 Multi-Party System and Press: Relations with the Capital Groups
13 Regulations of Law
14 Overall Review
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Toplam 0 0
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 100
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 1 100
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Will have effective written and oral communication skills in Turkish X
2 Will have a thorough knowledge of at least two foreign languages X
3 Will be informed about art and culture, human rights, social, professional and ethical values, law and legislation, quality standards, and will be aware of their responsibility on these subjects X
4 Will have sufficient knowledge about social sciences, professions and sectors in communication and media, innovative and entrepreneurial practices X
5 Will have the ability to use, in an effective and creative way, the techniques and tools and information technologies necessary for interactive and conventional media, in the context of health and safety in the workplace X
6 Will have the ability to develop documentary and fictional content related to their field for interactive and conventional media; also the ability to produce and manage this content in group X
7 Will have the theoretical knowledge and ability to carry out and share scientific work on communication environments and processes of interactive and conventional media and on the individual and social outcomes of the latter X
8 Will have the knowledge of analysis and modelling techniques to analyse interactive and conventional media and the communication environments and processes X
9 Will have the ability to question and critically analyse developments and problems concerning interactive and conventional media and the communication environments and processes, will be aware of the public interest, social responsibility and the environment, will be sensitive to contemporary world’s and Turkey's current problems; will develop a libertarian, democratic, constructive and problem-solving approach X
10 They are familiar with the historical development processes of electronic, digital media and film; and the current developments in these fields
11 They learn sociological, cultural and aesthetic approaches in electronic, digital media and film
12 They learn the political economy of cultural industries, labour and production relations, analysis of marketing and consumption patterns.
13 They learn at a first level how to use the equipment necessary for the production of audio-visual content for TV, radio and digital media and of films in different genres
14 They gain experience in conducting creative activities in electronic, digital media and film; in producing and working in groups
15 They acquire theoretical information in the fields of public relations, advertising, integrated marketing communication and organizational communication
16 They are familiar with the research, planning, implementation and evaluation processes in public relations and advertising; they can create campaigns, present them effectively and write reports
17 They have knowledge of organisational communication, crisis and risk communication, reputation management, media relations, media planning, digital media management, brand management and interpersonal communication. They are able to carry out activities in these areas
18 They use public relations and advertising strategies and tactics appropriate to the specificities of conventional and new media
19 They are aware of legal regulations, ethical codes in public relations and advertising, and they remain faithful to them
20 They are familiar with the different theoretical approaches regarding the social place, role and functions of journalism as a social institution and phenomenon; they are familiar with the process of producing information for conventional and digital media X
21 They are familiar with the structural and technical specificities, management characteristics of conventional/mainstream media, as well as alternative media structures X
22 They are familiar with the new conceptual and theoretical discussions emerging from interactive/digital media in terms of social sciences and humanities X
23 They are familiar with the historical development of journalism in Turkey and in the world; they can analyse it in the context of social and political history X
24 They have the ability to effectively use information technology, printing and publishing techniques; to write a press article using data collected on the web and on social media, to visualize this data and to publish it X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 2 28
Working Hours out of Class 14 4 56
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 10 10
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 15 15
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 109
Total Workload / 25 4,36
Credits ECTS 4
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