Semester of Instruction
Objectives and Content
The course gives an understanding of the Norwegian media system's characteristics and how it is organized and operate in an international and global context. The Norwegian media system provides an interesting case for comparison. The media system plays a key role in developing and fostering democratic conditions in Norway. It serves as arena for freedom of speech, is characterized by a high level of press freedom and is populated by a strong public service broadcasting institution. From the perspective of media studies, the course provides a historically grounded introduction which also deals with recent developments of digital media.
Upon completion of the course the student should be able to:
- give an overview of the characteristics and organization of the Norwegian media system in a global context
- critically assess the role of this media system in the Norwegian society.
Required Previous Knowledge
Teaching and learning methods
Primarily in the form of lectures.
Compulsory Assignments and Attendance
Participation in a weekly seminar and submission of a written exercise is mandatory.
Accepted (mandatory) exercise is valid this term and the following term of exam.
Forms of Assessment
6 hours written school exam (in English or Norwegian).
In combination with MEVI110, MEVI111 will only give 5 credits.
Type of assessment: Written examination
- Withdrawal deadline
- Examination system
- Digital exam