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

Study level:
Other studies
Grading scale:
English, Spanish, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Centre for Multilingual Academic Communication
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023



- 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
- Televisa, Globo and Telesur: cultural differences
- Advertising and social class

Mode of completion

Series of lectures.

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

Evaluation criteria:
A final questionaire (not exam).
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Participation in teaching (3 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
English, Spanish, Finnish
No published teaching