Study Guide

Marta Hernández Ruiz 
Journalist. PhD in European Studies with International Mention in the University CEU San Pablo 

Leopoldo Abad Alcalá
Professor of Information Law in the University CEU San Pablo 

Miguel Vázquez Liñán
Professor in the University of Seville, especialist in International Propaganda



  1. The global media structure: context and characteristics
  2. The big media groups: A network that allows to reach any media in the world
  3. Propaganda, war and international politics. Types, rules, techniques of propaganda and examples of their use in international relations. The pressures on the war correspondent. The filters of war information
  4. The consequences of media concentration on international contents: the primacy of infotainment. Are current affairs selected according to journalistic criteria?
  5. Investigative journalism and its repercussions in today's world The cases of Roberto Saviano and Anna Politkovskaya 
  6. The media and terrorism. Terrorism as propaganda for the facts. The role and commitment of the journalist in the face of terrorism. The attack of 9/11 in New York and of March 11 in Madrid
  7. The right to information and international relations
  8. Beyond media selection: The promotion of political opinions and behaviour through international information
  9. How can journalistic information be improved in the current panorama?
  10. An approach to digital communication applied to international environments