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Course Code: 
JRN 213
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
2
Lab: 
2
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
6
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
The course aims to familiarize students with the factors that affect the editorial aspects of using and reporting information, and to learn the limitations and responsibilities in editorial work.
Course Content: 

In the course, topics such as the editor's limitations, responsibilities, influence on news content, professional function within the ownership structure in the press, relationship with the forces affecting the formation of news content and professional attitude to those powers will be explained with examples.

Course Methodology: 
1- Lecture, 2-Interactive Lecture, 12- Groupwork, 14-Laboratory, 15- Assignment
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A-Exam, C-Assignment

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1- He/ She practices news labguage for different news types and medium. 1, 7 1, 14 A
2- He/She knows which rules and variables the media contents should be read. 3, 4, 8 1, 2, 12 A, C
3- He/ She discusses the concepts of news and reality. 1, 3 1, 2, 15 A, C
4- He/ She defines the factors affecting news setup 3, 4, 8 2, 12, 15 A, C
5- He/ She defines the social responsibilities of the news. 1, 3, 4, 8 1, 14 A, C

 

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction: Editing within the corporate structure  
2 Editor's responsibilities and limitations in the content  
3 News value with examples  
4 Editor as the threshold guard.  
5 Editor's role and responsibility in setting the agenda  
6 Ethical and legal responsibility in the news text  
7 MIDTERM EXAM  
8 Disinformation, misenformation: The effect of publication policy on editorial stages  
9 Proofreading and practices  
10 Proofreading and practices  
11 Decipher techniques and text editing  
12 Ideological effects in language preference  
13 The relationship between capital and advertisement in news content: Censorship and Auto-censorship  
14 Editorial edits in text editing  
15 Editorial edits in text editing  
16 FINAL EXAM  

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook Course text will be shared
Additional Resources
  • Daily News Relases
  • Philips, A. (2015), Journalism in Context, NY: Routledge.
  • Shoemaker, P. J. (2009), Journalists as Gatekeepers, the Handbook of Journalism Studies, NY: Routledge
  • Tattersall, A. Ö. (2011), İngilizce- Türkçe Haber Çeviri Teknikleri, Alanya: Yeni Alanya Matbaacılık Ltd. Şti.
  • Godwin J. (2009), Planning Your Assey, NY: Palgrave.

 

 

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents www.coadsys.yeditepe.edu.tr
Assignments 2 Assignment will be prepared.
Exams  

 

 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 40
Quizzes    
Assignment 3 60
Total   100
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade   50
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall Grade   50
Total   100

 

COURSE CATEGORY Field Courses

 

 

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 He/ She defines the basic concepts, principles and theoretical approaches of communication.       X  
2 He/ She defines the profession of journalism; demonstrate the ability to use, process and disseminate research and knowledge related to that field.          
3 He/ She gains knowledge about interdisciplinary issues and in the light of this information, he/she interprets the social effects and functions of mass media.       X  
4 He/ She discusses new concepts and approaches in the media. He/ She interprets these concepts by linking with the profession of journalism at national and international dimensions.   X      
5 He/ She establishes the connection between the profession of journalism and society, political, legal, cultural, historical and economic development; and analysis the power and states significance of the journalism in contemporary societies.          
6 He/ She Interpret the historical development process of media, gain the ability to explain the effects of media on historical events and facts.          
7 He/ She applies the texts and images to different media by using the technical and theoretical discipline acquired in the journalism field.     X    
8 He/ She debates the organizational, legal and financial structure of media organizations and interprets the media within the framework of legal and ethical codes.     X    
9 He/ She relates new communication technologies with journalistic practice and applies written and visual content suitable for digital media.          
10 He/ She deals with researching methodology and data generation methods in the field; prepares scientific papers with his/her information on this discipline.          

 

 

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 7 98
Mid-terms 1 2 3
Assignments 3 1 3
Final examination 1 2 5
Total Work Load     151
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     6,04
ECTS Credit of the Course     6