The pathway ‘Risk Communication and Crisis Journalism’ focuses on the ways media and public, private or non governmental organizations communicate about present, emerging, and evolving risks. Combining the methodical engagement with the rich theoretical and case study research literature with a hands on coverage of current crises and emergencies, the pathway explores the best practices in dealing with the issues of peace and war, environment, science and public health.
• Awareness of the significance of risk communication in contemporary global society
• Ability to match appropriate form of risk communication to type of risk
• Appreciation of the challenges and parameters of independent reporting in the diverse field of risk/crisis journalism
• Acquisition of key investigative, analytical and reporting skills regarding the covering of crises/risks/emergencies issues from an independent, scrupulous and socially responsible point of view
Pathway 3: RISK COMMUNICATION AND CRISIS JOURNALISM
|RIC 301 – Risk Communication
| Α + Β
|RIC 302 – Peace Journalism
RIC 303 – Environmental Journalism
RIC 304 – Science Journalism
RIC 305 – Mass Communication and Public Health
RIC 307 – Reporting War & Crises
MCC 400 – Communications Research Methods
Please note that the list of electives may change slightly due to faculty sabbatical leaves or the arrival of new faculty members.