Media and popular culture

Mediji in popularna kultura

Course credits:

6.0 ECTS / 60 (20 hours of lectures, 25 hours of exercises, 15 hours of seminars, 0 hours other forms of work)

Course holder:

prof. dr. Breda Luthar

    Lecturers:

  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Dejan Jontes
  • Tch. Asst. Nejc Slukan

Type:

Required

Language:

Slovenian

Semester:

First semester

Study degree

1. level

    Course execution:

  • Undergraduate Programme of Journalism
  • Undergraduate Programme of Media and Communication Studies

Short content

The course investigates central issues in social theory as it relates to questions of media, communication and culture. We will particularly focus on the question of mediatization of social life. The likely topic will serve as case studies of contemporary media culture and will include cultural aspects of social media, reality television, personalization of news and the changing discourse of news genre, celebrity discourse, celebrity and spectacle, scandal and moral panic in the media. In general we will be interested into the the synergy between consumer culture and media culture and social consequences of the radical mediatization of the social.

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Curriculum was last modified on: 26.03.2019