PERI-5120 Theory of Journalism

Objectives: Reflect on the work of the journalist (think + narrate + understand current events). Develop skills to address ethical dilemmas, and analyze how journalism is a profession in which ethics represent the most important aspect. Analyze the contexts of ownership of the media, technification of the practice, relations of interest with the sources, and lightification of the worlds of life. Produce a map on the current debate on the situation and perspectives of journalism. Methodology: Seminar-workshop. Contents: -the work of the journalist: Narratives of the present.-Ethics of journalism: Identity of Journalism, freedom and values. Responsibility, freedom, independence, and journalistic objectivity.-tendencies on journalism: citizenship and the new media.




Cardona Alzate Jorge