|Module Title||JOURNALISM AND THE WRITING OF HISTORY|
|Co-ordinator||Professor Aled Jones|
|Semester||Intended For Use In Future Years|
|Next year offered||N/A|
|Next semester offered||N/A|
|Mutually Exclusive||HY33020 Single & Joint Honours History students only, HY33720 and HY33820|
|Course delivery||Seminars / Tutorials||20 Hours 10 x 2 hours|
|Assessment||Essay||2 x 1,500 word essays||40%|
|Assignment||1 x 5,000 word project||60%|
1. To help students appreciate the range of primary material available in newspapers and periodicals. This should prove of considerable utility in the preparation of Third Year dissertations on any modern subject area.
2. To enable students to understand the legislative, moral and political contexts within which journalism is written, edited and printed.
3. To sensitise students to a variey of registers within the newspaper text, including the semiotics of mastheads, cartoons, advertising illustrations and photographs.