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Tarkemmat suoritusohjeet julkaistaan kurssin Moodle-sivulla. Moodle-osoite ja kurssiavain lisätään tälle kurssisivulle (näkyvissä kurssille hyväksytyille) ennen kurssin alkua.

3.10.2019 at 09:00 - 28.10.2019 at 12:00
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Here is the course’s teaching schedule. Check the description for possible other schedules.

Thu 31.10.2019
16:15 - 17:45
Mon 4.11.2019
16:15 - 17:45
Thu 7.11.2019
16:15 - 17:45
Mon 11.11.2019
16:15 - 17:45
Thu 14.11.2019
16:15 - 17:45
Mon 18.11.2019
16:15 - 17:45
Thu 21.11.2019
16:15 - 17:45
Mon 25.11.2019
16:15 - 17:45
Thu 28.11.2019
16:15 - 17:45

Other teaching

04.12.2019 Wed 16.00-19.00
Kari Karppinen
Teaching language: Finnish


Jakso on pakollinen kaikille POLVI-kandiohjelman opiskelijoille.

Introduction to Media and Communication

After completing the course, students will have an overview of the structures of media systems, as well as the related pressure for change and questions of ethics. Students will understand dimensions of society and communication policy underlying communication and the media field.

Second period of the first year of studies

The course examines international communication systems and the special characteristics of the Finnish media field. Other topics include social ideals and interests related to the media and journalism, questions of ethics, and topical themes in communication policy, such as questions concerning internet freedom, social media and digital civil rights. Central themes include the communication system, the political economy of the media, communication ethics, civil rights in communication and communication policy.

-Karppinen, K. et al. (2015) Kenen media? Johdatus viestintäpolitiikan tutkimukseen. Vastapaino

-Ward, S.J.A. (2011) Ethics and the Media. An Introduction. Cambridge

-Hardy, J. (2014) Critical Political Economy of the Media. An Introduction. Routledge

-Freedman, D. (2014) The Contradictions of Media Power. Bloomsbury

-Syvertsen, T., G. Enli, O.J.Mjøs & Moe, H. (2014) The Media Welfare State: Nordic Media in the Digital Era. The University of Michigan Press

-Nordenstreng, K. (ed.) (2015) Sananvapaus Suomessa. Tampere University Press

Graded on a scale of 0 to 5 (0=fail, 1=pass, 2=satisfactory, 3=good, 4=very good, 5=excellent)

Yhteisopetuskurssi Avoimen yliopiston kanssa. Yht. max 180 opiskelijaa, josta Avoimen yliopiston opiskelijoille on varattu 40 paikkaa. Avoimen yliopiston opiskelijat ilmoittautuvat Avoimen kautta.

Uusintakuulustelu 8.2.2020 klo 9-12 (3 t) tiedekuntatentin yhteydessä. Ilmoittaudu tenttiin viimeistään 10 päivää ennen tenttiä.

The course is compulsory for all students of the Bachelor’s Programme in Politics, Media and Communication. Lectures and a book examination. The course can be completed through contact and/or online teaching. Contact teaching is compulsory for students of the Bachelor’s Programme in Politics, Media and Communication. The completion methods will be specified in the teaching programme.