90846 - History of Journalism

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  • Teacher Daniela Calanca

  • Credits 6

  • SSD M-STO/04

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Rimini

  • Degree Programme First cycle degree programme (L) in Fashion Cultures and Practices (cod. 9064)

  • Teaching resources on Virtuale


This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Quality education Gender equality Industry, innovation and infrastructure Reduced inequalities

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to acquire the history of journalism from its origins till the present today; he knows the historical evolution of the press, with particular reference to Italian journalism and to the main foreign countries. He knows the history of Italian fashion journalism, and is able to analyze a fashion magazine and its contents.

Course contents

Historiographical problems of History of Journalism

Methods and sources of Journalism

Public opinion and freedom of the Press

Press, Fashion and Society

Newspapers and Magazines between 19th and 20th centuries

Journalism and Nationalisms of Fashion

Italian Fashion and international Press

Vogue and the Digital Archive


G. Gozzini, Storia del giornalismo, Pearson, Milano 2020

E. Morato, La stampa di moda dal Settecento all'Unità, in C. M. Belfanti e F. Giusberti (a cura di), Storia d'Italia. Annali, vol. 19, La Moda, Einaudi, Torino 2003, pp. 768-796

R. Carrarini, La stampa di moda dall'Unità a oggi, ivi, pp. 798-834

Teaching methods

Lessons, seminars and practical activities

Assessment methods

Oral exam of History of Journalism: the exam consists in verifyng the learning of the texts and contents of the course, the ability to analyze the Fashion Journalism. In addition, a research of documents from fashion magazines is request, with the aim to learn the methodology and its contents. During the lessons, will be provide all the necessary tools for the development of the research, that will be verified at the exam

Teaching tools

Multimedia tools

Digital resources on the Net

Office hours

See the website of Daniela Calanca