|Course Name||Code||Semester||T+U Hours||Credit||ECTS|
|Media, Power and Politics||MCS 517||0||3 + 0||3||6|
|Recommended Optional Courses|
|Course Coordinator||EKMEL GEÇER|
|Course Category||Field Proper Education|
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.
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||Students should be able to critically evaluate media theories as applied to daily life||Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion,||Oral Exam, Homework, Project / Design,|
|2||Students should be able to develop oral and writing skills||Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion,||Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,|
|3||Students should be able to develop critical understanding through media and democracy relation||Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion,||Testing, Oral Exam, Project / Design,|
|4||Students should be able to develop discussion skills related with political discources and media power||Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion,||Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,|
|Week||Course Topics||Preliminary Preparation|
|1||Comforting Myths and Harsh Truths: the state of News Production|
|2||The Role of the Media in Public Life|
|3||ournalists, Citizens, and the Public(s)|
|5||The journalistic profession: indexing, framing, and priming|
|6||The Looming News Crisis|
|7||Alternative Models of Journalistic Production|
|9||The Internet is not a “Series of Tubes”|
|10||Privacy Online and other concerns|
|11||New Media and Poltics|
|12||Political participation and New media|
|13||Media and Democracy|
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.
Ghonim, W. (2012) The Power of the People Is Greater Than the People in Power: A Memoir, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: New York.
Issenberg, S. (2012) The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns, New York: Crown.
Karpf, D. (2012) The MoveOn Effect: The Unexpected Transformation of American Political Advocacy, New York: Oxford University Press. http://a.nicco.org/karpf
Lih, A. (2009), The Wikipedia Revolution: How a Bunch of Nobodies Created the World's Greatest Encyclopedia, Hyperion: New York.
Shirky, C. (2008), Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations, Penguin Books: New York.
|Semester Studies||Contribution Rate|
|1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama)||50|
|1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya||40|
|ECTS - Workload Activity||Quantity||Time (Hours)||Total Workload (Hours)|
|Total Workload / 25 (Hours)||0|