Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2015–2016
Selaat vanhentunutta opetusohjelmaa. Voimassa olevan opetusohjelman löydät täältä.
MEAS1028 Media Reading Course 3 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
East Asian Studies Minor
Department of Philosophy, Contemp.History and Political Sc.

Learning outcomes

The students learn to analyse Chinese, Japanese and Korean media and understand the basic features that affect them.

General description

This course introduces students to newspapers and the media culture of China, Japan and Korea. Topics covered in this course include censorship, government control, media ownership, press clubs, reporters and politicians’ connections etc. The course material consists of online lectures, articles, e-newspapers and other reading material. The students conduct an independent media analysis on a current East Asian news topic of their own choice by following the English-language media in China, Japan or Korea.


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Teacher responsible

Silja Keva

Homepage URL


11-Jan-2016 –
Lectures 10 h Web-based

Evaluation criteria

Online course. Reading materials, short assignments and a media analysis.