SPS/08 - 6 CFU - 2° Semester

Teaching Staff


Learning Objectives

The course aims to introduce the students into the dynamics of the Information World by helping them individuate the news sources, verify their reliability, singling out the most suitable forms of comunication, and understand the role of journalists in the Era of Internet.

Detailed Course Content

The main characteristics of traditional journalism. The revolution of the information in the era of Internet. Digital newspapers: benefits and limits. Photojournalism and investigative journalism. The Masters of contemporary journalism. The role of the newspapers in the contemporary History of Sicily

Textbook Information

1) G. Di Fazio, La notizia diventa storia, Domenico Sanfilippo editore, 2016, pp. 102;

2) G. Di Fazio - G. Farkas, Un giornale, un’Isola, Salvatore Sciascia editore, 2005, pp. 185;

3) un testo a scelta fra: N. Milazzo, Il mio Novecento, Domenico Sanfilippo editore, 2017, pp. 206, e D. Quirico, Il tuffo nel pozzo. E’ ancora possibile fare del buon giornalismo?, Vita e pensiero, 2017, pp. 87.

Please remember that in compliance with art 171 L22.04.1941, n. 633 and its amendments, it is illegal to copy entire books or journals, only 15% of their content can be copied.

For further information on sanctions and regulations concerning photocopying please refer to the regulations on copyright (Linee Guida sulla Gestione dei Diritti d’Autore) provided by AIDRO - Associazione Italiana per i Diritti di Riproduzione delle opere dell’ingegno (the Italian Association on Copyright).

All the books listed in the programs can be consulted in the Library.

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