General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Networked Society: New Media For Democracy
Language English
Module lecturer dr Agnieszka Filipiak
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position assistant professor
Faculty Faculty of Political Science and Journalism
Semester 2023/2024 (winter)
Duration 30
USOS code 14-XNTWS


Tuesdays at 9.45, Faculty of Political Science and Journalism, starting from Ocrober 10th, room 256

Module aim (aims)

This  module aims to enable students to:
1. Gain critical knowledge of the role of mass media communications in contemporary democracies.
2. Develop understanding of the codes, aesthetics, forms and conventions of a variety of digital media texts and practices through a range of analytical approaches.
3. Reflect on the ways in which mass media industries contribute to supporting or eroding democratic values and empowering citizens.
4. Consolidate, develop and apply critical and evaluative skills concerning engagement with, and interpretation of, the outputs of digital media within civic society.

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

Knowledge of basic concepts and processes in media studies, political science and sociology.

Suitable for students within the Fculty of Political Science and Journalism, Faculty of Social Science and the Faculty of History.


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