Journalism Lab VII & VIII

Journalism Lab VII: The long form [410247] 

Nikos Bakounakis


This course is dedicated to practising written and digital long read journalism. It teaches the best practices of long form journalism, using, as examples, stories from The New York Times, The Financial Times, The New Yorker, Narratively and other media. The focus is on generating creative ideas, story structure, attention to details, persuasive storytelling. It explores texts by Truman Capote, Norman Mailer, Svetlana Alexievich, Georges Simenon and Gay Talese. Students work individually to present a written long form story and in teams to complete a digital, multimedia one.  


Journalism Lab VIII: Content production for on-line & web TV [410248]

Pantelis Vatikiotis

Professional associates - instructors: A. Labrinidi (Online Marketing & Social Media Section Manager, COSMOTE) N. Myrtou (Specialist instructor, The University of Athens)


The Lab aims to train students of the Mass Media & Communication Track in the techniques of multimedia journalism and to familiarise them with the new narrative techniques applied on digital platforms. In this context, the special characteristics of new media are analysed, and issues regarding internet journalism as well as the methods of journalistic research in the new digital environment are presented. The relation of journalism to new media, and social media specifically, is examined. Students are taught the use of new media and digital technologies to produce informative multimedia content, while practising the taking and editing of photos, producing audio and video material by using digital media and image, audio, video editing programmes.




Τel.: - 210-920 1431 Mrs Konidi Niki, 
  Undergraduate students affairs
 - 210-920 1428 Mrs Thedorou Vasiliki,
  Postgraduate student affairs
 - 210-920 1064 Karalis Dimitris, 
  Executive secretary


Student services hours at the Secretariat [2nd floor of the old building]: every Tuesday 10:00 - 13:00

For certifications, letters of confirmation etc., students are assisted by the Student Services Centre in the quadrangle of the New Building, which operates daily from 9:30 – 13:30