XESX004 Spanish Language and Latin American Media and Communication (2–3 cr)

Study level:
Other studies
Grading scale:
English, Spanish, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Language Centre
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



- Media ownership in Latin America
- Radio is back!
- Social Media role in LA as a agenda setting
- Particulars of Latin American Television: La telenovela
- Soup opera as propaganda: The "Dove" case
- Televisa, Globo and Telesur: cultural differences
- Advertising and social class


Series of lectures.


A final questionaire (not exam).

Learning outcomes

The student will have the tools to urdestand the relationship on media and politics in LA
The student will improve his/her understanding of Spanish language spoken in Latin America
The student will be aware of media role in her/his own home country.

Description of prerequisites

Required level of Spanish: min A2.

Completion methods

Method 1

Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods
Unpublished assessment item