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Norwegian Media in a Comparative Perspective

Undervisningssemester

Spring

Mål og innhald

What role do the media play in Norwegian society? As the Nordic welfare states are changing, so is the relations between citizens, the media and democracy, and this course seeks to grasp the essence of these changes. The course draws on cases such as teen drama series SKAM, news use in social media, and issues of censorship and free speech to critically discuss key features of the media in Norway, and to facilitate comparison across societies globally. From the perspective of media studies, the course provides a historically grounded introduction to understand Norwegian media in the digital era.

Læringsutbyte

A student who has completed the course should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:

Knowledge 

The candidate has a basic knowledge of

  • the societal role of media in liberal democracies
  • the characteristics of the Norwegian media system
  • media use in Norway
  • key economic and political conditions for media production

Skills

The candidate can

  • critically compare features of the media across different societies
  • give an overview of the characteristics and organization of Norwegian media in a global context

Krav til forkunnskapar

None

Studiepoengsreduksjon

In combination with the completed exam in MEVI101, a successful exam in the MEVI111 will only result in 10 ECTS.

Krav til studierett

The course is open for students at the University of Bergen

Arbeids- og undervisningsformer

Lectures, weekly seminars and workshops.

Obligatorisk undervisningsaktivitet

Participation in a weekly seminar and submission of written exercises is compulsory. The exercises may be oral or written in form. Seminar attendance 80%.

Accepted compulsory requirements is valid this term and the following term of exam.

Vurderingsformer

7-day take home exam, approximately 3500 words.

Karakterskala

A-F

Vurderingssemester

Assessment in teaching semester and the following semester

Emneevaluering

Alle emne blir evaluert i tråd med UiBs kvalitetssystem for utdanning.

Kontakt

Kontaktinformasjon

studieveileder@media.uib.no

Eksamensinformasjon

  • Vurderingsordning: Heimeeksamen

    Oppgave utleveres
    24.09.2020, 09:00
    Innleveringsfrist
    01.10.2020, 10:00
    Trekkfrist
    10.09.2020
    Eksamenssystem
    Inspera
    Digital eksamen