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220011 VO VO Introduction to Media & Politics (2018W)

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 30 participants
Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 09.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 4, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Tuesday 16.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 4, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Tuesday 23.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 4, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Tuesday 30.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 4, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Tuesday 06.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 4, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Tuesday 13.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 4, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Tuesday 20.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 4, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Tuesday 27.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 4, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Tuesday 04.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 4, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Tuesday 11.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 4, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Tuesday 08.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 4, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Tuesday 15.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 4, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Tuesday 22.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 4, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Tuesday 29.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 4, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The aim of this course is to give an introduction to the relationship of media and politics.
Media and politics are two complex systems, which correlate in different areas and have a strong impact on society. The study of media and politics focuses around questions of power, rights, processes and actors, questions ultimately connected to the study of democracy and citizenship.
Students will gain advanced knowledge and skills to critically analyse information and theoretical perspectives into the following topics:

• Media, Politics, Democracy
• Media governance
• Media and political campaigns
• Media and citizenship
• European public sphere
• Freedom of expression and media and limitations
• European and global standards: access to information, ownership rules
• Public service media in Europe
• European dimensions of media and politics
• Political communication

Assessment and permitted materials

Written Exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Aims of the course
By the end of the course, students will be able to:
• Critically analyse the mechanisms of media policy making and media governance.
• Gain advanced knowledge of the trends and debates on media policy and governance on Austrian, European and on global levels.
• Develop advanced understandings of the relation between media, power relations and democracy.
• Critically identify and select areas of scientific research on media policy making and media governance for the purpose of future research.

Examination topics

Content discussed, slides, literature.

Reading list


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