LYTP1001 Sport and Media (4 cr)
Definition of mass media, introduction to media as audience former, sports as media content, sport journalism and journalists, the challenges of sport in mass media.
Lectures 20 hours and a reading assignment (a book exam, two books). Lectures will be held in English but it is possible to answer either in Finnish or in English in the lecture exam and the book exam.
Lecture exam 50 % and the book exam (two books) 50 %
- demonstrate an understanding of the key aspects and issues related to sport media and the logic of broadcasting of sport
Book exam, two books:
Rowe, D. 2011. Global Media Sport: Flows, Forms and Futures. London: Bloomsbury. (192 pages)
Billings, A. C. & Hardin, M. (Eds.). 2014. Routledge Handbook of Sport and New Media. London: Routledge. (pages 1-269)
Laine, A. 2011. Urheilujournalismin Suomi–Ruotsi-maaottelu. Helsinki: Edita. (ss. 1–132 ja 165–324, yht. 290 s.)