Curricular Unit:Code:
Communication Grammar II: News and Column1111GRC2
1UndergraduateCommunication Sciences6 ects
Learning Period:Language of Instruction:Total Hours:
Spring SemesterPortuguese/English78
Learning Outcomes of the Curricular Unit:
Master the differences between various journalistic genres of news character, analytical and opinionated.
Understand the mechanisms of organization of knowledge for analytical and descriptive parts.
Practice news presentation modes.
Practice production of opinionated pieces modes.
news stories; the language of news; description and news; analysis and news; opinion and analysis; techniques of production of news stories.
Demonstration of the Syllabus Coherence with the Curricular Unit's Objectives:
Journalists must be able to produce coherent pieces with accurate and relevant information, based on techniques that are acquired through reflection on journalistic stories and in the practice of gathering, processing and disseminating informative material.
Teaching Methodologies (Including Evaluation):
Presentation of practical works based on theoretical reflection. Continuous evaluation.
Demonstration of the Coherence between the Teaching Methodologies and the Learning Outcomes:
The production of media content in this area allows the student a theoretical reflection on the subject as well as the learning of techniques of journalistic construction.
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Traquina, Nelson (2003) Jornalismos. Coimbra: Minerva.
Rosenstiel, Tom (2014) The Elements of Journalism. New York: Three Rivers Press.
Rusbridger, A. (2018) Breaking News: The Remaking of Journalism and Why It Matters Now. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Sousa, J. P. (2005). Elementos de Jornalismo Impresso. Florianópolis: Letras Contemporâneas.
Ward, S. (2018) Ethical Journalism in a Populist Age: The Democratically Engaged Journalist. New York:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Lecturer (* Responsible):
Ana Gabriela Nogueira (
Patrícia Weber (
Renato Essenfelder (
Ricardo Pinto (