2023-2024 / PEAV0032-1

Current issues


30h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in information and communication5 crédits 
 Bachelor in translation and interpretation5 crédits 


Geoffrey Geuens, Jeremy Hamers

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

The course Questions d'actualité provides an overview of some of the main topics and narrative patterns/devices adressed by the national and international press, for the purpose of providing some tools to better understand and interpret media reports.

Some external debates and lectures will complement the course program.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

At the end of this course, the students will be able to handle critically the mainstream news coverage thanks to their knowledge of some of its main topics and narrative devices. 

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

(no prerequisite knowledge)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Formal lectures interrupted by q&a's with the students.
Depending on the actuality, students may be invited to attend an extra lecture outside the regular course schedule. 

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)


Recommended or required readings

The slideshows of each session will be available online (eCampus). 

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire )

Additional information:

Written exam: multiple-choice questionnaire with certainty coefficient.

Work placement(s)

(not applicable)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

(no organizational remarks)


Jeremy Hamers: jhamers@uliege.be

Geoffrey Geuens: Geoffrey.Geuens@uliege.be 

Assistant : Olivier Daelen: Olivier.Daelen@uliege.be                                                    

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