International Journalism

Course Information
TitleΔιεθνής Δημοσιογραφία / International Journalism
FacultyEconomic and Political Sciences
SchoolJournalism and Mass Communications
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorNikolaos Panagiotou
Course ID140000373

Programme of Study: UPS School of Journalism and Mass Communications (2010-today)

Registered students: 38
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Mass CommunicationsElective Courses belonging to the otherWinter-5
JournalismElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Winter-5

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • Skills Development
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course , students / triennial will be able to: 1. Know the importance of the role of international journalism , which by creating new frameworks of communication should encourage the promotion and exchange of views on critical and high priority issues of today. Two . Know how journalists as modulators of world public opinion, but also as recipients of messages , required not only to reach international developments with the utmost attention systematically and consistently , and to showcase the ' common ' problems of the world, contributing solve them .
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
With the increasing globalization of industry news , the course aims to introduce students to the production, recording and transmission of international news . The course aims to highlight key issues of International News, and promote in-depth understanding of international politics, economics , etc. in order to equip students with the necessary skills regarding International News. In this context we analyze some of the central issues in International Journalism and presens the most recent discussions around key issues of International Journalism. During the course current issues of International News are examined.
International News, Gloabalization, Coverage of International News, Foreign Affairs
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
The course utilized ICT in communicating with students, and Teaching and Laboratory educating students. For communication with the students utilized the Blackboard and communication via e-mail and social media. The teaching of the course is the use of ICT, lesson presentations with Prezi, student presentations with power point, monitoring reports. In Laboratory Education students utilize ICT to gather relevant material, creating reports, etc.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Reading Assigment
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Τhe evaluation of students is carried out with the delivery of four work (small essays) by the students. Similarly, the assessment is based on small exercises work carried out during the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Chris Paterson, Annabelle Sreberny “Διεθνείς Ειδήσεις στον 21ο αιώνα”, , Εκδ. Α. Σιδέρης-Ι.Σιδέρης Σ & ΣΙΑ Ο.Ε.
Additional bibliography for study
2. Clausen, L. (2003), Global News Production. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School. 3. De Beer, A. and Merrill, J. (2004), Global Journalism. Topical Issues and Media Systems. Boston: Pearson. 4. Hafez, K. (2007), The Myth of Media Globalization. Cambridge: Polity Press. 5. Herbert, J. (2000), Practicing Global Journalism. Exploring Reporting Issues Worldwide. Oxford: Elsevier Science and Technology. 6. Loffeholz, M. and Weaver, D. (2007), Global Journalism Research: Theories, Methods, Findings, Future. London: Blackwell. 7. Sreberny-Mohammadi, A., Nordenstreng, K., Stevenson, R. and Ugboajah, F, (1985), Foreign News in the Media: International Reporting in 29 Countries. Paris: UNESCO. 8. Seib, P. (2002), The Global Journalist: News and Conscience in a World of Conflict. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Άρθρα 1. Zixue Tai and Tsan-Kuo Chang (2002), The global news and the pictures in their heads, Gazette: The International Journal for Communication Studies, 64(3): 251–265. 2. P. Berglez (2008), What is Global Journalism? Theoretical and Empirical Conceptualizations, Journalism Studies, 9: 845-858. 3. Berglez, P. and Olausson, U. (2011), “Intentional and Unintentional Transnationalism: Two Political Identities Repressed by National Identity in the News Media, National Identities, 13 (1): 35-49. 4. Clausen, L. (2004), Localizing the Global: ‘Domestication’ Processes in International News Production, Media, Culture & Society, 26:25-44. 5. Hafez, K. (2009), Let’s Improve Global Journalism!. Journalism, 10(3):329-331. Cristina Archetti (2008), News coverage of 9/11 and the demise of media flows, globalization and localization hypotheses, The International Communication Gazette, 70(6): 463–485. 6. Beate Josephi (2005), Journalism in the Global Age, The International Journal of Communication Studies, 67(6): 575–590. 7. Χρήστος Α. Φραγκονικολόπουλος & Νίκος Παναγιώτου (2008), Η επίδραση των παγκοσμίων δικτύων ενημέρωσης στην εξωτερική πολιτική και τις διεθνείς σχέσεις, Ζητήματα Επικοινωνίας, τεύχος 7:39-55 8. Golan, G. (2006), Inter-Media Agenda Setting and Global News Coverage. Assessing the Influence of New York Times on Three Network Television Evening News Programs, Journalism Studies, 7: 323-333. 9. Gurevitch, M., Levy, M. R. and Roeh, I. (1991), The Global Newsroom: Convergences and Diversities in the Globalization of Television News, σ. 195-216. Στο P. Dahlgren and C. Sparks (eds.), Communication and Citizenship. London: Routledge. 10. Paterson, C. (1997), Global Television News Services, σ. 145-60. Στο A. Sreberny-Mohammadi, D. Winseck, J. McKenna and O. Boyd-Barrett (eds.), Media in Global Context: A Reader. London: Hodder Arnold. 11. Reese, S. D. (2007), Theorizing a Globalized Journalism, σ. 240-252. Στο M. Loffelholz and David Weaver (eds.), Global Journalism Research: theories, methods, findings, future. London: Blackwell.
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