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JOUS1020 Foreign Reporting, 5 ECTS

Communication, Journalistiikka

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You cannot register for the course because the course has expired.
The registration deadline for this course passed 10.9.17 at 23:59.

General information

Begins - ends: 11.9.17 - 4.12.17
Registration period: 21.8.17 at 8:00 - 10.9.17 at 23:59
Instructor(s): Kodwo Jonas Anson Boateng (kodwoboateng@gmail.com)
[F]apulaisprofessori, [F]yliopistotutkija Turo Uskali (turo.i.uskali@jyu.fi)
Credits: 5 ECTS cr.
Languages: language(s) of instruction: English; completion language(s): English
Registered: 12
Max participants: 24
Still room for: 12
Organisations:Communication (VIE), Journalistiikka (JOU), Master's Degree Programme in Journalism (JOUMA)
Current events:

This course is primarily available for students in Journalism and for exchange students in Communication. Taking the course requires previous studies from the field of media, journalism and/or communication.

Contents:This course explores and mixes old traditions of foreign news reporting with new practices. It aims at presenting the basic skills of foreign reporting, and gives opportunities to test foreign reporting also in practice.
Learning outcomes:

The student
- knows the history of foreign reporting
- recognizes the most important international and national news media focusing on foreign reporting
- understands the work routines of foreign reporters and foreign correspondents
- knows the main sources of foreign reporting
- understands the importance of Freedom of Speech and Freedom of Information for the work of foreign reporting
- recognizes and understands the risks in crisis reporting
- is able to find news about foreign countries and make summaries of recent news events.

Completion mode:Lectures, assignments.

ISBNBook information
Uskali 2007. Ulkomaanuutisoinnin uusi maailma
Sambrook 2010. Are Foreign Correspondents redundant? The changing face of international news
Terzis (ed.) 2015. Mapping Foreign Correspondence in Europe

Further information:Recommended timing: 4th or 5th year (Journalism Master's Degree Programme students: 1st or 2nd year)
Grade scale


Assessment criteria

Passing the course requires completion of all required assignments in line with stated learning outcomes and active participation in classes. An 80% attendance requirement is applied.

Assessment criteria for each grade

Grade-specific assessment criteria are introduced in the course.

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Luento [group details and registration]

Luento [group details and registration]; registered 12, maximum 24
reg.time: 21.8.2017 08:00 - 10.9.2017 23:59
 LocationWeekDayDateAtSupervisorFurther informationURITapahtuman tiedot
1L 206A37Mo11.9.201714:15-15:45UskaliTapahtuman tiedot
2L 206A38Mo18.9.201714:15-15:45UskaliTapahtuman tiedot
3L 206A39Mo25.9.201714:15-15:45UskaliTapahtuman tiedot
4H 30640Mo2.10.201714:15-15:45UskaliReporting on Russia (Visiting lecturer: Arja Paananen Ilta-Sanomat)Tapahtuman tiedot
5C 541Mo9.10.201714:15-15:45UskaliHow to report on European Union? (Visiting lecturers: Niina Saloranta/European Parliament & Pia Siitonen/European Commission)Tapahtuman tiedot
6L 206A43Mo23.10.201714:15-15:45UskaliTapahtuman tiedot
7L 206A44Mo30.10.201714:15-15:45UskaliTapahtuman tiedot
8L 206A45Mo6.11.201714:15-15:45UskaliTapahtuman tiedot
9L 206A46Mo13.11.201714:15-15:45UskaliTapahtuman tiedot
10S 20347Mo20.11.201714:15-15:45UskaliTapahtuman tiedot
11F 20548Mo27.11.201714:15-15:45UskaliCrisis Reporting and the Safety of the Journalists (Visiting lecturer Reeta Pöyhtäri, University of Tampere)Tapahtuman tiedot
12S 20349Mo4.12.201714:15-15:45UskaliTapahtuman tiedot