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MEDIA AND INTERNATIONAL POLITICS

MEDIA AND INTERNATIONAL POLITICS

GRADO EN ESTUDIOS GLOBALES/GLOBAL STUDIES

Curso 2021/2022

1. Subject Information

(Date last modified: 11-06-21 12:34)
Code
109018
Plan
290
ECTS
6.00
Type
Compulsory
Year
2
Duration
Second semester
Area
CIENCIA POLÍTICA Y DE LA ADMINISTRACIÓN
SOCIOLOGÍA
Departament
Derecho Público General
Sociología y Comunicación
Virtual platform

Campus Virtual de la Universidad de Salamanca

Professor Information

Profesor/Profesora
Ángel Badillo Matos
Group/s
Único
Departament
Sociología y Comunicación
Area
Comunicación Audiovisual y Publicidad
Centre
Fac. Ciencias Sociales
Office
408 Edificio FES
Office hours
Se acordarán con los alumnos en función de sus horarios finales y se publicarán en la plataforma Studium
Web address
http://sociocav.usal.es/web/
E-mail
abadillo@usal.es
Telephone
923294500 - 6798
Profesor/Profesora
Patricia Rita Marenghi
Group/s
Único
Departament
Derecho Público General
Area
Ciencia Política y de la Administración
Centre
Fac. Derecho
Office
-
Office hours
Se acordarán con los alumnos en función de sus horarios finales y se publicarán en la plataforma Studium
Web address
-
E-mail
pmarenghi@usal.es
Telephone
923 294 500 – Ext. 3581

2. Association of the subject matter within the study plan

Curricular area to which the subject matter pertains.

Asignaturas obligatorias

Purpose of the subject within the curricular area and study plan.

Asignatura obligatorias

Professional profile.

Asignatura obligatoria, no adscrita a perfiles profesionales.

3. Prerequisites

No relevant recommendations.

4. Learning objectives

  1. Analyze the origins and development of national media systems, and the international system of communications
  2. Identify the main groups and dynamics of the international media system
  3. Understand the economic logic of the cultural and information markets and its impact on public opinion
  4. Develop a general interest on media logic and its relation with international politics

5. Contents

Theory.

  1. Power, culture and media: an introduction.
  2. Media and national public opinion.
  3. The origins of the global media system: economics, policies and actors.
  4. The political economy of internet: history, structure and governance.
  5. From public diplomacy to propaganda: the disinformation society.
  6. Course conclusions.

6. Competences acquired

Basic / General.

To be filled.

Specific.

To be filled.

Transversal.

No se contemplan.

7. Teaching methods

Class Lectures

  • Guided practical activities in class in groups.
  • Online activities (using Studium intranet)

Grading activities

  • Test exams
  • Group activities

8. Anticipated distribution of the use of the different teaching methods

9. Resources

Reference books.

A specific reader will be available to the students via the Studium intranet.

Other bibliographic references, electronic or other types of resources.

  1. Bagdikian, B.H., The media monopoly. 4th ed. 1992, Boston: Beacon Press.
  2. Benkler, Y., R. Faris, and H. Roberts, Network propaganda : manipulation, disinformation, and radicalization in American politics. 2018, New York: Oxford University Press.
  3. Bernays, E.L., The Engineering of Consent. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1947. 250(1): p. 113-120.
  4. Christians, C.G., Normative theories of the media : journalism in democratic societies. The history of communication. 2009, Urbana: University of Illinois Press.
  5. Eisenstein, E.L., The printing revolution in early modern Europe. 1983, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  6. Freedom House, Freedom of the Press 2017. 2018, Freedom House: Washington DC.
  7. Hall, Stuart (1997): Representation. London: Open University.
  8. Herman, E.S. and N. Chomsky, Manufacturing consent : the political economy of the mass media. Vintage original. 1994, London: Vintage.
  9. Iosifidis, P. (2011). Global media and communication policy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  10. Jarvis, J., El fin de los medios de comunicación de masas, ¿cómo serán las noticias del futuro? 2018, Barcelona: Gestión 2000.
  11. McChesney, R. W. (1999). Rich media, poor democracy: communication politics in dubious times. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.
  12. Mac Bride, S., Many voices, one world : communication and society today and tomorrow. 1980, London: Kogan
  13. Nye, J. S. (2004). Power in the global information age: from realism to globalization. Londres: Routledge.
  14. Nye, J. S. (2004). Soft power : the means to success in world politics. New York,:Public Affairs.
  15. Reporteros sin Fronteras, Clasificación Mundial de la Libertad de Prensa 2019. 2019, Reporteros sin Fronteras: Paris.
  16. Thompson, J.B., The media and modernity : a social theory of the media. 1995, Cambridge: Polity Press.
  17. Ang, I., Isar, Y. R., & Mar, P. (2015). Cultural diplomacy: beyond the national interest? International Journal of Cultural Policy, 21(4), 365-381. doi: 10.1080/10286632.2015.1042474
  18. Hesmondhalgh, D. (2002). The cultural industries. London: SAGE.
  19. Panizzon, M., Pohl, N., & Sauvé, P. (2008). GATS and the regulation of international trade in services : World Trade Forum. Cambridge, UK ; New York: Cambridge University Press.
  20. Pauwels, C., & Loisen, J. (2003). The WTO and the Audiovisual Sector: Economic Free Trade vs Cultural Horse Trading? European Journal of Communication, 18(3), 291-313. doi: 10.1177/02673231030183001

Additional texts, references and materials will be shared throught the Studium intranet.

10. Assessment

General considerations.

It is strongly recommended to follow class sessions and recommended readings.

Assessment criteria.

The  final  grade  for  this  course  will  be  based  on group activities (40%) and 3 tests (20% each).

Assessment tools.

  • Group activities (40%): participation grades will be based on assistance controls and actively participating in activities and discussions proposed during each class, consisting in the elaboration of diverse media materials.
  • Tests (60%):  three tests will be proposed to control the reading and understanding of mandatory readings and class presentations.

11. Weekly teaching organization