Communication and Media Studies

Television Journalism and Practices(COM344)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
COM344 Television Journalism and Practices 6 3 3 3 3 3
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Elective
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Nesrin TAN AKBULUT (Email)
Objective Teaching television journalism in all its aspects.

Allowing students to know the world of television journalism by analyzing contemporary developments and changes and why. Teaching applications and developments in the area. Training skilled workers in the field
Content What is news, its nature and the concept of journalism-Today's globalization and digitalization of journalism-tv news world and its applications
Course Learning Outcomes In this course
1- .Students acquired knowledge on the concepts of news, nature, journalism
2. They may wonder about contemporary journalism in the context of globalization and technological change.
3. Learn what television requires the news.
4. Learn the approach of television news.
5. Know the world of television journalism as a profession through the program they have prepared.
a) learn how to transform news into a real project at television news.
b) Acquire knowledge on applications and developments in the field by the program they have prepared
Teaching and Learning Methods Course Presentation guest-research
References Baudriallard, Jean; “ İçin için kaynayan/patlayan anlam”; Simulakr(lar) ve simülasyon içinde, s:101-109, Dokuz Eylül Yayınları, İzmir, 1998
Cankaya, Özden; “Radyo-Televizyon Haberciliği”; notes de cours non- imprimés
Bourdieu, Pierrre; “Televizyon Üzerine”, YKY, Eylül 2000
Bourdieu, Pierrre; “Sur la télévision”, Liber, Paris, 1996
Fisk, John; “Postmodernizm ve Televizyon”, Medya,Kültür, Siyaset içinde; s: 29-57, Alp Yayınevi, Şubat 2002-11-07
Ramonet, Ignacio; “Medyanın Zorbalığı”, Om iletişim, İstanbul, Temmuz 2000
Ergül, H.; “Televizyonda Haberin Magazinelleşmesi”, iletişim yayınları, 2000
Aslan, Kemal,Ben de Yazarım,Anahtar yay, 2004,İstanbul
Aslan, Kemal , Haberim Var ,Anahtar yay,2003, İstanbul
Aslan, Kemal, HaberinYol Haritası,Anahtar yay,2002, İstanbul
Ayşe İnal, Haberi Okumak
Matelski Marillyn, Tv Haberciliğinde Etik,YKY,Ekim 2000
Parsa Seyide, Tv Haberciliği ve Kuramları
İzmir 1993

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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Introduction, announced the plan of the course, Methods and announcement of the bibliography
2 a. "What is the news? Different definitions " b. The importence and functions of news and dissemination of news
3 Focus on contemporary journalism in light of globalization and technological change. The current state of journalism in an economically and politically.
4 Changes in the nature of the news based on ownership and control in the media sector
5 The current state of television journalism. This requires that television news. ... (The speed, image, mounting structure information)
6 The approach to television news (examples of television journalism and television approach towards news and journalism)
7 The structure of television news, planning news (Journal of 13h, 20h newspaper ...) Principles of television journalism. Proposal for a class project.
8 Partial examination
9 Preparation of news-production stages. Time, space and actors, corresponding TV, interview techniques, sources of news. Viewing examples of news. Proposal for a class project
10 Evaluation of project proposals. Writing a text news. What a text, a Cam-Speaker, sound system?
11 Preparation of project production
12 Shooting
13 Installation
14 Evaluation Project
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 50
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 50
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 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 X
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
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 X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 3 42
Working Hours out of Class 14 1 14
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 8 8
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 74
Total Workload / 25 2,96
Credits ECTS 3
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