SPS/08 - 9 CFU - 1° Semester

Teaching Staff


Learning Objectives

Knowledge of the social processes of communication, characteristics of mass media, understanding of social and cultural dynamics of consumers.

Detailed Course Content

Mass communication theories, technological and sociological characteristics of digital media, the consumer culture and its processes.

Textbook Information

Bentivegna, S., 2005, Teorie delle comunicazioni di massa, Laterza, Roma-Bari, pp. 202.

Bennato, D., 2011, Sociologia dei media digitali, Laterza, Roma-Bari, pp. 192.

Sassatelli, R. 2004, Consumo, cultura, società, Il Mulino, Bologna, pp. 256.

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