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Course
Protection and safety of the territory and of the built environment
Study-unit Code
A000941
Curriculum
In all curricula
Teacher
Marco Mazzoni
Teachers
  • Marco Mazzoni - Didattica Ufficiale
  • Rita Marchetti - Didattica Ufficiale (Codocenza)
Hours
  • 20 ore - Didattica Ufficiale - Marco Mazzoni
  • 20 ore - Didattica Ufficiale (Codocenza) - Rita Marchetti
CFU
5
Course Regulation
Coorte 2018
Offered
2018/19
Learning activities
Caratterizzante
Area
Ambito giuridico-economico
Sector
SPS/08
Type of study-unit
Obbligatorio (Required)
Type of learning activities
Attività formativa monodisciplinare
Language of instruction
Italian
Contents
The first part of the course (20 hours) aims to deal with the main features of the Italian media system that can influence the representation of a dramatic event.

The second part of the course (20 hours) focus on the diffusion of new technologies and the social media rules, with particular attention to their use in case of emergency.
Reference texts
P. Mancini, Il Sistema Fragile, Carocci Roma (last edition)

Simon T., Goldberg A. e Adini B. (2015) Socializing in Emergencies – a Review of the Use of Social Media in Emergency Situations. International Journal of Information Management 35 (5).
Educational objectives
The first module aims to show how the representation of the media of dramatic events can influence people's perception and affect the undertaken political actions.

The second module aims to show that social media tools may serve as an integral and significant component of crisis response. Communication is one of the fundamental tools of emergency management.
Prerequisites
reading of newspapers
Teaching methods
Classroom lectures, seminars.
Other information
Required to follow the second module held by Prof. Rita Marchetti.
Learning verification modality
Oral Examination
Extended program
First Module
1. To manage the dramatic events by the old media.
2. The relationship between old media and crisis communication.
3. The features of Italian media system and how they can affect the coverage of dramatic events::
a) The instrumentalizatiand the political parallelism;
b) Impure publisher;
c) The owners of the media: oligopoly and concentration?

II module
1. Features and penetration of social media, whithin a hybrid media system.
2. Management of dramatic events by social media.
3. Emergency communication and social media for citizens and PA.
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