SİBU415


Course Title Course Code Program Level
MEDIA, SOCIETY AND POLITICS SİBU415 Political Science and International Relations B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
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Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
07
(Fall)
42 84 126 3 5

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites No Pre-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives To introduce students to the key concepts and theories involved in studying the relationship between politics and the media…To highlight the history of political communication and information sources and examine the influence of mass communications on the development of democratic politics.
Course Content This course focuses on the relationship between the relationship of media, the political system, and the public...
Learning Outcomes (LO) By the end of this course students should be able to; 1) Give a critical account of, through discussion and written work, the political and social role of media 2) Observe that how communication takes place in social area 3) Comprehend effective propaganda methods and influence of media in political context 4) Evaluate the extent to which the media, the main source of political communication, meets democratic needs
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Understanding Mass Media (Overview and Themes)
2. Week Traditional Approaches (Authoritarian Systems - Libertarian Approach)
3. Week Critical Theories I (Frankfurt School – Gramsci & Hegemony)
4. Week Critical Theories II (Althusser & Ideological State Apparatuses- Structural Linguistics - Cultural Approach & Stuart Hall)
5. Week Political Economy of Communications
6. Week Political Economy Approach-USA (Herbert Schiller – Dallas Symthe – Noam Chomsky)
7. Week Political Economy Approach-Europe (Graham Murdock – N. Gamham – A. Mattelart)
8. Week Who Controls Media (Concentration of Ownership)
9. Week Mass Media, Society and Culture
10. Week Media and Democracy (Freedom of Speech – Freedom of Press)
11. Week Mass Media Affects (Agenda Setting Power – Public Political Debate)
12. Week Media Globalization (Ideology of Globalization – Criticism of Globalization)
13. Week Electronic Democracy (Changes to Democratic Political Structures -Philosophy of Internet – Social Media)
14. Week History of Journalism in Turkey
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 15
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%) 15
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 50
Other (%) 20
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References 1, A. Raşit Kaya, İktidar Yumağı, (Ankara: İmge Kitabevi, 2009) ss. 23-72 ; ss. 73-82; ss. 111-118; ss. 137-154; 2, Levent Yaylagül, Kitle İletişim Kuramları, (Ankara: Dipnot Yayınları, 2006) ss. 5-29; ss. 72-79; ss. 81-102; ssi 102-123; ss. 123-137;ss. 138-158; ss. 159-164; ss. 165-180; 3. Nazife Güngör, İletişime Giriş, (Ankara: Siyasal Kitabevi, 2011) ss. 225-264; ss. 117-147 4. Eser Köker, Politikanın İletişimi, İletişimin Politikası, (Ankara: İmge Kitabevi, 2007) ss. 46-66; ss. 67-79; ss. 121-158 5. Levent Yaylagül (Derleyen), Kitle İletişimin Ekonomi Politiği, (Ankara: Dalbaz Yayıncılık, 2006) ss. 327-346; ss. 1-16; ss. 31-60; ss. 289-326 6. Julia Cage, Medyayı Kurtarmak, (İstanbul: İş Bankası Kültür Yayınları, 2016) ss. 33-70; ss. 71-103; ss.105-109 7. Süheyla Öksüz, Küreselleşmede Nasıl Bir Medcya Düzeni, (Ankara: Star Ajans, 2003) 8. Zülfikar Damlapınar (Derleyen), Medya ve Siyaset, (Ankara: Turhan Kitabevi, 2005) ss. 93-98; ss. 98-113 9. Davit Crowley – Paul Meyer, İletişim Tarihi, (Ankara: Siyasal Kitabevi, 2011) ss. 181-236; ss. 437-479 10. Hıfzı Topuz, Türk Basım Tarihi, (İstanbul: Gerçek Yayınevi, 1973) 11. Yücel Özkaya, Milli, Mücadelede Atatürk ve Basın I –II, (İstanbul; Cumhuriyet Yayınları, 2001) 12. Nazife Güngör (Derleyen), Cumhuriyet Döneminde İletişim, (Ankara, Siyasal Kitabevi, 2010) ss. 15-20; ss. 21-50; ss. 101-127; ss. 159-166; ss. 275-283
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