Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Media, Power and Politics MCS 517 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language İngilizce
Course Level Yüksek Lisans
Course Type Seçmeli
Course Coordinator EKMEL GEÇER
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants
Course Category Alanına Uygun Öğretim
Course Objective

This couse aims to examine the interactions between media and political institutions, actors and processes, in light of theories of journalism, communication and political practice.

Course Content

This course attempts to explain roles of  media in a well-functioning democracy. Furtermore it expolores what constitutes the “media” in today's circumstances. The course will cover a wide range of issues related to media impact on political campaigns and political advocacy.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 to enable students to use and apply their digital knowledge in their professional and personal lives Anlatım, Soru-Cevap, Tartışma, Sınav , Sözlü Sınav, Proje / Tasarım,
2 to understand the new production theories Anlatım, Soru-Cevap, Tartışma, Sınav , Sözlü Sınav, Ödev,
3 o give students an essential understanding of and familiarity with the full spectrum of digital communications Anlatım, Soru-Cevap, Tartışma, Sözlü Sınav, Ödev, Proje / Tasarım,
4 to give a basic technical literacy, appropriate for any professional in communications, political, or policy work, and broad knowledge of current and emerging trends Anlatım, Soru-Cevap, Tartışma, Sınav , Sözlü Sınav, Ödev,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction: Comforting Myths and Harsh Truths: the state News production
Course Notes
Course Resources

VIDEO: “How the Internet will (one day) transform government,” by Shirky. Ted Talk

Schudson, Michael. 1995. The Power of News. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 50
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 50
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Total Workload 0
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 0
dersAKTSKredisi 6