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JOVTS7 Digital Media Landscape and Media Policies 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in Journalism and Communication
Journalism and Mass Communication
Faculty of Communication Sciences

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the student can analyze and critically assess current and future trends in media professions, media organizations and media audiences nationally and globally. The student will understand social, economical and political factors that shape various forms of mediated communications in the digital environment.

Enrolment for University Studies

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Ari Heinonen, Teacher responsible


9-Jan-2019 – 6-Feb-2019
Lectures 15 hours
Studia generalia -lectures
Wed 9-Jan-2019 - 6-Feb-2019 weekly at 15-18, Paavo Koli -sali

Evaluation criteria

Essay or learning diary.

Further information

Kurssi on avoin kaikille yliopiston opiskelijoille.
Lectures are free and open to all university students.

Lecture programme (subject to change):

9.1. Introduction
Elina Paasonen & Ari Heinonen, University of Tampere
Assignment (in-class)
Instructions for out-of-class assignment

16.1. Automation, AI and newsrooms
Discussion of assignment
Antti Merilehto, Finch Finland
Olavi Koistinen, Helsingin Sanomat
Instructions for out-of-class assignment

23.1. Media business models in the digital era
Discussion of assignment
Noora Alanne, Finnmedia
Outi Toivanen-Visti, MustRead
Instructions for out-of-class assignment

30.1. The big players in the digital media landscape
Discussion of assignment
Kari Karppinen, University of Helsinki
Heikki Heikkilä, University of Tampere
Instructions for out-of-class assignment

6.2. Emerging journalistic storytelling formats
Discussion of assignment
Astrid Gynnild, University of Bergen
Esa Sirkkunen, University of Tampere