ZUR368 On-line journalism

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2014
Extent and Intensity
1/1. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Lenka Waschková Císařová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Jiří Pavelka, CSc.
Department of Media Studies and Journalism - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: Ing. Bc. Pavlína Brabcová
Supplier department: Department of Media Studies and Journalism - Faculty of Social Studies
Mon 11:30–13:00 PC54
Prerequisites (in Czech)
ZUR130 Introduction to news reporting || NOW ( ZUR130 Introduction to news reporting )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/20, only registered: 0/20
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Main objectives can be summarized as follows:
to understand and explain changing routines in the multimedia newsrooms;
to work with information on the basic rules for on-line journalistic writing;
to learn multimedia journalism;
to create on-line project;
to gain overview about civic journalism, journalism on demand, social media;
to understand ethical norms for on-line journalism.
  • Lectures:
  • 1. on-line journalism and multimedialization of media
  • 2. sources of information for on-line journalists
  • 3. multimedia journalism
  • 4. citizen/ civic/ participatory journalism
  • 5. journalism on demand
  • 6. ethics for on-line journalists
  • Seminars:
  • 1. writing for on-line media
  • 2. multimedia journalism tools
  • 3. blogging
  • 4. using social media
  • Gardner, Susannah. 2005. Time to check: Are you using the right blogging tool? Online Journalism Review. http://www.ojr.org/ojr/stories/050714gardner/
  • Craig, Richard. 2004. Online Journalism: Reporting, Writing, and Editing for New Media (with InfoTrac). Wadsworth Publishing.
  • A Bloggers' Code of Ethics. http://www.cyberjournalist.net/news/000215.php
  • Dube, Jonathan. A Dozen Online Writing Tips. http://www.cyberjournalist.net/news/000118.php
  • Briggs, Mark. Journalism 2.0: How to Survive and Thrive. A digital literacy guide for the information age. http://www.kcnn.org/resources/journalism_20/
  • FRIEND, Cecilia and Jane B. SINGER. Online journalism ethics : traditions and transitions. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 2007. xxvi, 246. ISBN 9780765615749. info
  • ALLAN, Stuart. Online news : journalism and the Internet. 1st pub. Maidenhead: Open University Press, 2006. 208 s. ISBN 9780335221226. info
  • GILLMOR, Dan. We the media : grassroots journalism by the people, for the people. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly, 2006. xxix, 301. ISBN 0596102275. info
  • FOUST, James C. Online journalism : principles and practices of news for the Web. Scottsdale, Ariz.: Holcomb Hathaway, 2005. 271 p. ISBN 1890871567. info
  • DE WOLK, Roland. Introduction to online journalism : publishing news and information. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon, 2001. xvi, 205. ISBN 0205286895. info
  • HALL, Jim. Online journalism : a critical primer. Sterling Va.: Pluto Press, 2001. 266 p. ISBN 074531192X. info
Teaching methods
lectures class discussion group project homeworks
Assessment methods
3 written assignments;
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught each semester.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019.
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