RTV 201 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
News Collecting and Writing
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
RTV 201
Fall
3
0
3
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
Short Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course covers news gathering and writing techniques, and the use of news sources, social function and sociological importance of the news.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to learn the basics of the professional journalism
  • Will be able to learn and be able to explain the concept of news
  • Will be able to apply and to learn the news-gathering method
  • Will be able to discuss the relationship between politics and culture
  • Will be able to learn and apply methods and techniques of news writing.
Course Content The course will focus on the concepts of journalism and journalism in general terms.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to the course and overview of the course
2 The emergence and development of traditional newspaper journalism Sevda Alankuş vd Gazeteciliğe Başlarken: Okuldan Haber Odasına, İstanbul : IPS İletişim Vakfı, 2009. ISBN: 978-975-342-725-8 Sayfa: 43- 127.
3 Basic information about Journalism Schlapp, Hermann. Medya Uygulamaları Üzerine Çalışmalar: Gazeteciliğe Giriş: Mesleğe Yönelik Ders Kitabı. İstanbul : İstanbul Üniversitesi İletişim Fakültesi, 2002. ISBN: 975-7968-24-2 Page: 16-129 - Sevda Alankuş vd. Gazetecilik ve Habercilik, İstanbul : İPS İletişim Vakfı Yayınları, 2005. Page: 69-91
4 Basic information about journalism Schlapp, Hermann. Medya Uygulamaları Üzerine Çalışmalar: Gazeteciliğe Giriş: Mesleğe Yönelik Ders Kitabı. İstanbul : İstanbul Üniversitesi İletişim Fakültesi, 2002. ISBN: 975-7968-24-2 Page: 16-129 - Sevda Alankuş vd. Gazetecilik ve Habercilik, İstanbul : İPS İletişim Vakfı Yayınları, 2005. Page: 69-91
5 The definition of news, importance and characteristics of news Schlapp, Hermann. Medya Uygulamaları Üzerine Çalışmalar: Gazeteciliğe Giriş: Mesleğe Yönelik Ders Kitabı. İstanbul : İstanbul Üniversitesi İletişim Fakültesi, 2002. ISBN: 975-7968-24-2 Page: 129 – 200.
6 Sociology of News - Media, Society and Culture Sevda Alankuş vd Gazeteciliğe Başlarken: Okuldan Haber Odasına, İstanbul : IPS İletişim Vakfı, 2009. ISBN: 978-975-342-725-8 Page: 63- 167.
7 News Sociology - Media, Society and Culture Sevda Alankuş vd Gazeteciliğe Başlarken: Okuldan Haber Odasına, İstanbul : IPS İletişim Vakfı, 2009. ISBN: 978-975-342-725-8 Page: 63- 167.
8 Sociology of News - Media, Society and Culture News Gathering Techniques - I -News Resources -Primary and secondary sources Schlapp, Hermann. Medya Uygulamaları Üzerine Çalışmalar: Gazeteciliğe Giriş: Mesleğe Yönelik Ders Kitabı. İstanbul : İstanbul Üniversitesi İletişim Fakültesi, 2002. ISBN: 975-7968-24-2 Page: 77 – 200.
9 Communication Models and Journalism Browne, Christopher, Gazetecinin El Kitabı. İstanbul : MediaCat, 2000. ISBN: 975-7968-25-0 ISBN: 975-7968-25-0 Page: 13-161.
10 News Writing Techniques - II headline, introduction, body Schlapp, Hermann. Medya Uygulamaları Üzerine Çalışmalar: Gazeteciliğe Giriş: Mesleğe Yönelik Ders Kitabı. İstanbul : İstanbul Üniversitesi İletişim Fakültesi, 2002. ISBN: 975-7968-24-2 Page: 109-129.
11 The basic principles in news writing -5N1K rule Schlapp, Hermann. Medya Uygulamaları Üzerine Çalışmalar: Gazeteciliğe Giriş: Mesleğe Yönelik Ders Kitabı. İstanbul : İstanbul Üniversitesi İletişim Fakültesi, 2002. ISBN: 975-7968-24-2 Page: 139-169.
12 News Writing Techniques - II - writing all the news - rewriting the News Schlapp, Hermann. Medya Uygulamaları Üzerine Çalışmalar: Gazeteciliğe Giriş: Mesleğe Yönelik Ders Kitabı. İstanbul : İstanbul Üniversitesi İletişim Fakültesi, 2002. ISBN: 975-7968-24-2 Page: 169-200.
13 Photography -Photo News Reporting - photo element in the news - news writing techniques Sevda Alankuş vd. Gazetecilik ve Habercilik, İstanbul : İPS İletişim Vakfı Yayınları, 2005. Page: 169-183.
14 Presentation
15 Summary of the Course
16 Final

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Sevda Alankuş vd Gazeteciliğe Başlarken: Okuldan Haber Odasına, İstanbul : IPS İletişim Vakfı, 2009. ISBN: 978-975-342-725-8

Schlapp, Hermann. Medya Uygulamaları Üzerine Çalışmalar: Gazeteciliğe Giriş: Mesleğe Yönelik Ders Kitabı. İstanbul : İstanbul Üniversitesi İletişim Fakültesi, 2002. ISBN: 975-7968-24-2

Sevda Alankuş vd. Gazetecilik ve Habercilik, İstanbul : İPS İletişim Vakfı Yayınları, 2005. Sayfa: 69-91 

Browne, Christopher, Gazetecinin El Kitabı. İstanbul : MediaCat, 2000. ISBN: 975-7968-25-0

 

Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
15
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
15
Project
1
25
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
1
35
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
4
65
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
35
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
6
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
15
Project
1
21
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
1
30
    Total
120

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To Apply Radio and Television Programming information to apply other sciences

X
2 To perform the ability to use modern techniques and methods X
3 To Act independently, using initiative and creativity skills X
4 To have the ability to make disciplinary and inter-disciplinary teamwork and X
5 Ability to have a professional and ethical responsibility X
6 To have a defined target in accordance with the process of problem solving and the ability to design X
7 To be Process-oriented, people-based, information sharing on best effort to continuously train radio, television programmer X
8 To provide team work and management in accordance with the qualification to improve problem determination and problem-solving skills X
9

To train staff who is in communication and interaction with the environment, followed by the needs of the environment, which stabilizes the factors that influence the profession

X
10

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest