The course takes place essentially in the form of the frontal lesson, with extensive use of tools for student involvement: questions for the verification of concepts, collective discussion of crucial cases, digital tools for involvement and participation
Mass communication theories, technological and sociological characteristics of digital media, main authors and concepts of the Sociology of cultural and communication processes, multidisciplinary analysis of a TV series with technological content
MODULE A - Communication theories from mass media to social media
S. Bentivegna, G. Boccia Artieri, Le teorie delle comunicazioni di massa e la sfida digitale, Roma-Bari, , Laterza, 2019, pp.263.
D. Bennato, Sociologia dei media digitali, Roma-Bari, , Laterza, 2011, pp.192.
MODULE B - The social processes underlying the contemporary culture
S. Piccone Stella, L. Salmieri, Il gioco della cultura, Roma, Carocci, 2012, pp.370