Combination of theoretical studies (1.5 ECTS) and case studies (4.5 ETCS). The first will be targeted in two ways: lectures and conceptual work by students from the guidelines provided therein and transmitted conceptual repertoires.
Case studies will include the development of interpretive journalistic messages of nature, serving both morphology journalistic account as relevant documentation processes.
Development of chronicles and profiles. Implementation of theories, rules and practices of the respective interpretative genres, adapted to the respective channel, involving the appropriate professional management to the purpose of the message, gathering information from information sources and resources that materializes the message (choice of theme or character, qualifications, structure, style, graphics and audiovisual elements). The teacher supervises all phases of the development to address such practical difficulties, solve specific questions and provide personalized assistance to students.
Analysis of journalistic message: chronicle and reports (press, radio, television, digital). The methodology includes both the study of the purpose of the message (more or less explicit or hidden, intentional or not), and the resources that employs the reporter (fonts, titlles, structure, style, graphics and audiovisual resources). It allows familiar with the actual exercise of the profession, with the discussion of its merits or shortcomings. The student text, discussed, considered and discussed collectively in class after previously working individually.
Compulsory reading of a work related to chronicle or interview, a renowned journalist, whatever the age, geographical location or thematic area. The student should reflect on reading those contents directly related with the interpretive genres or the factual professional work of reporters. Personal critical reflection on the foreign example enables learning professionals at the same ethical approaches of proper techniques.
Individual tutorial. Allow a more precise skills and attitudes of students in relation to the theoretical and practical content of the subject orientation, resolution of doubts and address of practical work.