Opinions in a Mediatized Society. PR, Journalism and Public Opinion

Bachelor’s level
7.5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
Part of semester
Quarter 2


Further information

The course Opinions in a Mediatized Society.  PR, Journalism and Public Opinion is given at the Department of Journalism, Media and Communication (JMG), at the Faculty of Social Sciences.

About the course

The aim of the course is to acknowledge the role media and journalism play in democratic societies. The course focuses the importance of, and the linkage between, conditions for media production and media content. It furthermore elucidates structural factors regulating the role of media in the public sphere, and examines journalistic content from a discourse analysis perspective.

The course is built on lectures, academic exercises and seminars.

More information

  • You may read more about JMG here.
  • Read more about exchange studies and the Faculty of Social Sciences here.

Our department warmly welcomes exchange students coming to us on agreements, both within the Erasmus framework and from non-European countries.

Please note that you need to be nominated by your international coordinator in order to participate in an exchange in Gothenburg.


For questions about courses and studies at JMG, please contact our International coordinator Christina Jones, e-mail: studyadm@jmg.gu.se

This course is open to

Exchange students at the Faculty of Social Sciences and to exchange students on university-wide agreements. Please contact your international coordinator at the University of Gothenburg if you need to know more.


General entrance requirements

English proficiency

If you have questions about English proficiency requirements, please contact your international coordinator at the University of Gothenburg.


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