Checking date: 07/05/2019


Course: 2019/2020

Local Journalism
(13458)
Study: Dual Bachelor in Journalism and Film, Television and Media Studies (231)


Coordinating teacher: HERRERO CURIEL, EVA

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Journalism and Audiovisual Communication

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

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Students are expected to have completed
- News Reporting - Interpretative reporting - Information Skills - Online Journalism
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
Knowledge of exhibition techniques and documentation processes that permit the production and dissemination of rigorous local information of interest to the community.
Description of contents: programme
1-What is Local Journalism 1.1 Concept of Local Journalism 1.2 An exciting work 1.3 How is exercised Local Journalism in Spain 1.4 Similarities and differences with the national and international journalism 2 - An Approach to the Industrial Situation in Spain 2.1 The relationship of the Spanish people with the print media. Reading rates 2.2 The progressive regionalization of information 2.3 The relentless focus on large groups 3-The Agenda Setting at Local Press 3.1 The Agenda Setting creation 3.2 The local newspapers as the main creators of agenda setting 3.3 The relevance of the local in the agenda setting 3.4 The other agenda setting of the local reality 4 - What is Important in a local newspaper 4.1 To the closest to the most remote 4.2 The municipal policy 4.3 The regional policy 4.4 Events 4.5 Society 4.6 Culture 4.7 Sports 4.8 Opinion 4.9 Letters to the Editor 4.10 Service Guide and calendar 5 - Press Offices in Local Government 5.1 Origin and conformation. The right to access the information at the local level 5.2 The many difficulties of institutional information. The communication plan 5.3 Traditional cabinets versus new cabinets 5.4 Future trends 6 - The Relationship Between the Media and the Local Government 6.1 The mutual dependence 6.2 Institutional Relations 6.3 Non-Institutional Relations 6.4 Trade Relations 6.5 Personal Relationships 6.6-Sources in the local journalism: advantages and disadvantages of the proximity of sources 7 - The Local Journalism as a Vehicle for Transmission of the Interests of Society 7.1 The identity aspects of a local newspaper 7.2 The local area and its market 7.3 The identity threatened 7.4 The construction of reality 7.5 The transmission of social interests 8 - The Impact of Internet on Journalism 8.1 Information without borders, no technological or economic 8.2. A new medium 8.3 A new form of communication that integrates all of the above 9-The Uniformity of Content 9.1 The proliferation of media containing the same messages 9.2 The predominance of national information on the rest 9.3 The main policy regarding information 9.4 The mimicry extends to the soft contents 10-Facing a Global Wolrdl with Glocal Journalism 10.1 The global media 10.2 National Media with global approach 10.3 Regional and local media with glocal content 10.4 Glocal, but journalism 10.5 The rescue of the miners of Chile. A local story turned into planetary
Learning activities and methodology
- Master Classes - Reading - Development a local newspaper
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 30
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 70
Basic Bibliography
  • ARBOLEDAS, LUIS:. EL OMBLIGO DEL PERIODISTA; PERIODISMO LOCAL EN EL SIGLO XXI;. COMARES, 2007.
  • DIEZHANDINO, MARIA PILAR:. PERIODISMO DE SERVICIO: LA UTILIDAD COMPLEMENTO INFORMATIVO EN "TIME", "NEWSWEEK" Y "U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT";. BOSCH, 1994.
  • FLORES VIVER, JESÚS MIGUEL. Periodismo hiperlocal, sinergia de dos entornos. Cuadernos de Periodistas, nº 29, pp. 38-54. 2014
  • Flores Viver, Jesús Miguel. Periodismo hiperlocal, sinergia de dos entornos. Cuadernos de Periodistas, nº 29, pp. 38-54. 2014
  • IZQUIERDO LABELLA, LUIS. COMUNICACIÓN GLOCAL. TIRANT LO BLANCH. 2012
  • IZQUIERDO LABELLA, LUIS:. MANUAL DE PERIODISMO LOCAL;. FRAGUA, 2010.
  • LOPEZ GARCIA, XOSE:. PERIODISMO DE PROXIMIDAD;. SINTESIS, 2007.

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.