Denmark, Aarhus

Journalism, ICT and Digital Media

when 5 August 2013 - 30 August 2013
duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS

Media organisations are facing challenges as their environment is
reconfigured by digital convergence of and new ways of producing
content to multiple platforms. The course focuses on digital media,
ICT and how journalism and content production are reconfigured within
the paradigm of "networked journalism" or journalism 2.0.
Specifically, the course focuses on technological and open innovations
in news and data journalism and how these affect journalistic working
practices and the profession at large. The course explores the
convergence of news media and related organizational, technological
and journalistic innovations. The aim of the course is to give both a
theoretical and practical understanding of digital media focusing on
publishing, reporting and technical skills.

Course leader

Henrik Bødker, Aarhus University

Target group

Master students

Course aim

In the evaluation of the student’s performance, special emphasis is placed on the extent to which the student:

– Is able to work theoretically, methodologically and analytically with key subject areas and in a multidisciplinary manner

Fee info

EUR 0: Students on a bilateral exchange programme do not have to pay. Freemovers are obliged to pay participation fees while tuition fees only apply to freemovers from countries outside the EU/EEA/Switzerland.