Workshop: Anti-mafia Journalism

A.Y. 2020/2021
3
Max ECTS
20
Overall hours
SSD
SPS/08
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Several are the objectives of this workshop. First of all, to promote awareness of the role of journalism to face mafia-style crime. To this end, to provide elements of the history of anti-mafia journalism while also teaching the varied potential of the different genres and languages of journalism: news and investigation, historical reconstruction and reporting, interview and storytelling, through different 'media', ranging from traditional written text to multimedia products, with an eye to international trends. Finally, orienting students towards forms of enhancement of their talents: writing skills, general knowledge, specific knowledge, human and civic sensitivity, creativity. The workshop will take place through frontal lessons, discussions and comparison of individual experiences, testimonies from professionals in the field.
Expected learning outcomes
With a 75% attendance and the delivery of two papers (out of a total of two), students will have to show that they know how to grasp and tell a news story, master the specific language, move with proactivity in the collection of sources.
The exercises and the lessons will be carried out in presence or at distance, depending on the evolution of the epidemiological situation.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Third trimester
SPS/08 - SOCIOLOGY OF CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION - University credits: 3
Laboratories: 20 hours
Professor: Mazzeo Martina
Professor(s)