Media Discourse

Media Studies, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho n.º 15198/2014

5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 15,0 T + 30,0 TP + 3,0 OT

- Hália Filipa da Costa Santos

Have some knowlege of existing journalistic genres and of the media in general.

Students are expected to get an overview of the functions and panorama of the different types of media identifying and analysing the main features and goals of respective discourses.

The importance of communication and media roles; Portuguese Media; Objectivity and neutrality; Different types of newspapers; the newspaper discourse; the radio discourse; the television discourse; the meaning of images; the advertising language; Differente Media representations; Media causes and discrimination within the Media.

Evaluation Methodology
Two written tests (50% each).
Minimum pass mark: 10 grade points determined by taking the average. The student needs to reach at least the classifications of 7/20 in the first test to be accepted in the second. If not, he/she will be admitted in exam.
Exam and Final Exam: 100%.

- Rebelo, J. (2000). O discurso do Jornal. Lisboa: Editorial Notícias
- GarretT, P. e Bell, A. (2003). Approaches to Media Discourse. London: Blackwell
- Lemos Martins (ed), M. (2020). Discursos sobre migrantes, refugiados e minorias na esfera pública - O séc. XXI em debate. Braga: Centro de Estudos e Comunicação da Universidade do Minho
- Sousa (ed), H. (2017). Comunicação e Política: tempos, contextos e desafios. Braga: Centro de Estudos e Comunicação da Universidade do Minho
- Freire, I. (2020). Sexualidades, Media e Revolução. Lisboa: Imprensa Ciências Sociais

Method of interaction
Lectures using PowerPoints, written material and audiovisual supports.

Software used in class