Course Title : Print and Online Media
Code Course
Credits ECTS
COM 252-1 D 4 3 0 0 3.00 5
Lecturer and Office Hours
Teaching Assistant and Office Hours
Language Albanian
Course Level
Description The course offers an enhanced content on print and online. In this course will be addressed in detail the main genres of journalism, as well as the challenges facing traditional media and online media. What are the main characteristics of the Albanian press? What are the challenges of traditional media in an era of rapid technological developments? A news media will survive online? The press face online media will be the focus of this course.
Objectives In this course intended for students: - Understand and recognize all genres of traditional journalism. - To recognize and develop their knowledge about ongoing developments in online media. - Train on ways of transmitting information through print and online media. - To perceive more clearly the challenge between traditional media and new.
Course Outline
1Internet and Mass Communication- The idea of the birth of the internet and web today- Internet , heterogeneous media on a single technical support- Internet in Albania
2Journalism and Audience- The role of journalism and the challenges facing- Accuracy , fairness and objectivity problem- Framing of news
3Citizen journalism and convergence- Citizen Journalism- Convergence- Traditional media : To where it started ?
4Farewell era newspapers- The era of technological development in journalism- Changing the traditional media
5Massive interactivity- Word control from the audience
6West of traditional media- Digital Revolution- Position the radio- Television screens and union
7Infoobesity: Journalism as solution- Filters, facing deluge of information
8Midterm Exam
9Reporting on web- Guidelines for writing on the web- Legal and Ethical Concerns- Readers of tomorrow
10Social Forums and society- Privacy and anonymity- Transformation of culture - entertainment relations
11Tradition , trends, innovation- From the history of world press- Information on the pamphlet- The difference between controversy and pamphlet
12Literary genres- Some of the stories before- Performance of the pamphlet- Feuilleton
13Content on the meaning of Analytical Species- Editorial- Comments - Article- Pamphlet
14The report- Definition- Difficulty objective- General features- Reportage or description ?
15Presentation of works
16Final Exam
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1Students will acquire knowledge on the press and online media.
2Students will be able to recognize and prepare to news published in newspapers, magazines and websites.
3Students will be able to discuss and defend their opinions and ideas on the Albanian media in general, as a contribution to the building of a free society and integrated.
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Term Projects120
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade60
Contribution of final examination to overall grade40
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
Total Workload
Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16348
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14456
Assignments 100
Midterms 188
Final examination 11313
Other 000
Total Work Load 125
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 5

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