Communication and Media Studies

European Union and Media(COM423)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
COM423 European Union and Media 7 2 0 0 2 3
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Dilruba ÇATALBAŞ dcatalbas@gsu.edu.tr (Email)
Assistant
Objective This course aims to discuss EU audiovisual and media policies together with their cultural and political economic dynamics from a historical perspective and to analyse the impact of EU policies on the media and communication policies and regulations in Turkey.
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Course Learning Outcomes At the end of this course students are expected to
- Assess debates in the 20th century around globalization and nation-state;
- Understand European integration process as well as current structure and institutions of the EU and Turkey-EU relations;
- Discuss the impact and consequences of European integration process on media and communications;
- Explain EU audiovisual and media policies and their legal and financial instruments;
- Recognize the connections between regulations and implementations in Turkey on media ownership, copyrights, etc. with Turkey’s accession process to the EU;
- Evaluate changes in cinema, music, telecommunications sectors in Turkey within the context of Turkey’s accession process to the EU.
Teaching and Learning Methods Conference, group discussion, written expression
References AB ve Türkiye’de Bilgi Toplumu Politikaları, http://www.bilgitoplumu.gov.tr/Documents/4/Dokuman/2009_AB-TRBilgiToplumuPolitikalari.pdf
Gülay HIZ, AVRUPA BİRLİĞİ BİLGİ POLİTİKASI: GELİŞMİŞ ÜLKELERDEKİ BİLGİ POLİTİKALARININ AZ GELİŞMİŞ ÜLKELERE IŞIK TUTMASI http://kaynak.unak.org.tr/bildiri/unak05/u05-24.pdf
Bahar BERBEROĞLU, YAŞAM BOYU ÖĞRENME İLE BİLGİ VE İLETİŞİM TEKNOLOJİLERİ AÇISINDAN TÜRKİYE’NİN AVRUPA BİRLİĞİ’NDEKİ KONUMU http://dergipark.ulakbim.gov.tr/beyder/article/view/5000098750/5000092039
Ayşen Akkor Gül, Avrupa Birliği’nde Medya Okuryazarlığı: Düzenleme ve Çalışmalarda Gözlemlenen Eğilimler, http://www.acarindex.com/dosyalar/makale/acarindex-1423867607.pdf
AYŞE ASKER, Avrupa Birliği’ne Uyum Sürecinde (1999-2005) Türkiye’nin Değişen İletişim Politikaları, http://www.acarindex.com/dosyalar/makale/acarindex-1423901846.pdf
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Aydın Düzgit, Senem, “Avrupa Birliği-Türkiye İlişkilerine Postyapısalcı Yaklaşım: Almanya Örneğinde Dış Politika ve Söylem Analizi”, Uluslararası İlişkiler, Cilt 8, Sayı 29 (Bahar 2011), s. 49-70.
Arzu KİHTİR (2006), AVRUPA BİRLİĞİ GÖRSEL İŞİTSEL POLİTİKASI BAĞLAMINDA AB MEDYA HUKUKUNUN TEMEL ÇERÇEVESİ, http://www.journals.istanbul.edu.tr/iuifd/article/view/1019012318/1019011554
Arslan, Savaş, Volkan Aytar, Defne Karaosmanoğlu, Süheyla Kırca Schroeder (2009) (der) Avrupa'da medya, kültür ve kimlik, İstanbul: Bahçeşehir Üniv. Yayınları.
Asker, Ayşe (2010) Avrupa Birliği’ne Uyum Sürecinde (1999-2005) Türkiye’nin Değişen İletişim Politikaları, Global Media Journal, Fall, pp.1-16.
Çakır, Vedat (2007) Avrupa Birliğine Uyum Sürecinde Türkiye’de Televizyon Reklamlarına Yönelik Düzenlemeler, Selçuk İletişim, 5:1, 198-209.
Çakır, Vedat ve Gülnar, Birol (2008) Avrupa Birliği’ne Uyum Sürecinde Türkiye’de Televizyon Yayıncılığına Yönelik Düzenlemeler, Selçuk Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Dergisi, Sayı: 18,ss.207-223.
Esra Arsan (2008) Avrupa Birliği ve Gazetecilik, Ütopya Yayınevi, Ankara.
Gökmen Karadağ (2006) AB’nin Medyası, Medyanın AB’si, Güncel Yayıncılık, İstanbul.
Kutay, P. ve Özçeri, A. (2006). Avrupa Birliği’nde Medya Hukuku ve Uygulamaları. İstanbul: Televizyon Yayıncıları Derneği.
Mine Gencel Bek (der.) (2003) Avrupa Birliği ve Türkiye’de İletişim Politikaları, Ümit Yayıncılık, Ankara.
Mine Gencel Bek, Deirdre Kevin (der.) (2005) Avrupa Birliği ve Türkiye’de İletişim Politikaları: Pazarın Düzenlenmesi, Erişim ve Çeşitlilik, Ankara Üniversitesi Basımevi, Ankara.
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Introduction
2 Globalisation debate and the relations between globalisation,nation-state and communication
3 Historical development of the EU and Turkey-EU relations
4 Regulation of cultural space in the EU
5 EU cultural policies: Principles, priorities and programs
6 EU audiovisual and media policies: Principles and priorities
7 Audiovisual Media Services Directive and MEDIA programs
8 Mid-term exam
9 Media ownership regulation in the EU and Turkey and pluralism in the media
10 EU film policy, Eurimages and Turkish cinema
11 Regulations on broadcasting in mother tongues in the EU and Turkey
12 Copyright and advertising regulations in the EU and Turkey
13 EU journalism
14 European model of information society and The Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime
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 40
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 1 60
Toplam 2 100
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
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
21 They are familiar with the structural and technical specificities, management characteristics of conventional/mainstream media, as well as alternative media structures
22 They are familiar with the new conceptual and theoretical discussions emerging from interactive/digital media in terms of social sciences and humanities
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
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 2 28
Working Hours out of Class 14 2 28
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 10 10
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 76
Total Workload / 25 3,04
Credits ECTS 3
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