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Swindler, liar, storyteller. Journalism in the post truth era - Modultafeln of TU Ilmenau

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module properties Swindler, liar, storyteller. Journalism in the post truth era in major Master Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft/Media and Communication Science 2013
module nameSwindler, liar, storyteller. Journalism in the post truth era
module number101781
departmentDepartment of Economic Sciences and Media
ID of group 25 (Fakultät für Wirschaftswissenschaften und Medien)
module leaderProf. Dr. Claus-Erich Boetzkes
credit points10
Obligationobligatory elective
requirements

Good language skills in English and German in order to receive information from German or US-American sources and to interview people jointed with the topic “fake news”. Participants should be able to independent investigation.

certificate of the module Individual achievements or exams
details of the certificate

Oral presentations, Power Point presentations, final scientific paper

Signup details for alternative examinations
learning outcome

Students learn to search, select, understand, structure and evaluate information obtained from newspapers, TV and research literature. They learn also to interview protagonists for research. They learn to design and realize a research project and analyze the obtained data.

The module contains the following subjects:
Swindler, liar, storyteller. Journalism in the post truth era
credit points10
Obligationobligatory elective
certificate of the subjectalternative examination performance
term ganzjährig