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
Credits
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 figure out the role of media in social and political spheres - To comprehend how this role of media is actualized in communication
Course Content In this course, involvement of media with social and political spheres is debated. The role of media in social field, procedures of policy-making and implementation of these policies are scrutinised and discussed by aid of theories made in media studies.
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1- To understand the theories developed on the social and political role of media 2- To comprehend the theoretical ground of the way in which communication occurs in social sphere 3- To figure out the effective propaganda methods and the role of media in political sphere
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Context of Communication Studies
2. Week Cultural Approaches on Social and Political Spheres within the Communication Studies – I (Gramsci, Althusser, Frankfurt School)
3. Week Cultural Approaches on Social and Political Spheres within the Communication Studies – II (Gramsci, Althusser, Frankfurt School)
4. Week Theories Shaping the Social and Political Realms within the Communication Studies – I (Saussure, Bakhtin, Voloshinov, Barthes)
5. Week Theories Shaping the Social and Political Realms within the Communication Studies – II (Saussure, Bakhtin, Voloshinov, Barthes)
6. Week Theories Shaping the Social and Political Realms within the Communication Studies – II (Saussure, Bakhtin, Voloshinov, Barthes)
7. Week Critical Political Economy Approach to Communication Studies (Graham Murdock etc.)
8. Week Media in Today's Socio-Economic and Political Configuration- I
9. Week Media in Today's Socio-Economic and Political Configuration- II
10. Week The Role of Traditional Media in the Processes of News Reporting
11. Week Critical Perspective in the Processes of News Reporting
12. Week Jürgen Habermas, The Relation between Public Sphere and Media
13. Week Media and Political Propaganda - I
14. Week Media and Political Propaganda - II
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 30
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%) 10
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References - ADAKLI, Gülseren (2006). Türkiye’de Medya Endüstrisi: Neoliberalizm Çağında Mülkiyet ve Kontrol İlişkileri. Ankara: Ütopya Yayınları. - BENNET, Lance (2000). Politik İllüzyon ve Medya. Çev. Seyfi Say. İstanbul: Nehir Yayınları. - İNAL, Ayşe (1996). Haberi Okumak. İstanbul: Temuçin Yayınları. - İRVAN, Süleyman (der.) (2002). Medya Kültür Siyaset. Ankara: Alp Yayınevi. - KÜÇÜK, Mehmet (der.) (1994). Medya, İktidar, İdeoloji. Ankara: Ark yayınevi. - MUTLU, Erol (2005). Kitle İletişim Kuramları. Ankara: Ütopya Yayınevi.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)
 

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LO1

5

4

2

  

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3

     

5

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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High