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Critical Reflexion of Alena Mornstajnova's Novels in the Czech Media
Sedloňová, Nikola ; Čeňková, Jana (advisor) ; Malý, Radek (referee)
The diploma thesis Critical Reflexion of Alena Mornstajnova's Novels in the Czech Media analyses book reviews of the first four novels written by Alena Mornštajnová: Slepá mapa, Hotýlek, Hana and Tiché roky. This thesis aims to document how her work has been perceived by professional literary critics and reviewers. The analysis examines 27 articles from Czech literary magazines, portals (Host, Tvar, A2,, Bubínek Revolveru) and generally focused newspapers and magazines (Mladá fronta DNES, Právo, Deník N, Respekt, Týdeník Rozhlas, Literární noviny). The period of analysis for this study begins in 2013 when her first novel was published and covers all relevant material up to the present. In the theoretical part of this thesis, firstly the following terms are defined - interpretation, art valuation, critique, review and interview. Thereafter, the biography of Alena Mornštajnová is summarized. Finally, literary media, which published crucial critiques and reviews for the analysis, are introduced. The practical part of this thesis focuses on interpreting particular novels and an on analysis and evaluation of critical reflections. The analysis examines the opinions and conclusions of literary critics and reviewers, and also the standards and professionalism of their articles. Finally, in...
Elementary school education in Czech Republic during new coronavirus epidemic - media framing analysis
Čechová, Tereza ; Němcová Tejkalová, Alice (advisor) ; Čeňková, Jana (referee)
This diploma theses deals with particular example of framing in two Czech online media. The analysis examines how Czech online media covered elementary school education in the Czech Republic during the first wave of coronavirus pandemic in 2020. The theoretical part of this thesis is based on Robert Etman's concept of framing. In the theoretical part, I describe the situation of the Czech education system in March 2020 which was affected by the coronavirus pandemic. I explain the actions taken by the government and the consequences of school closures. The main research question asks what kind of aspects of the affected education system were selected and emphasized by each of the analysed media. The aim of the thesis is to find out what frames each media used and whether there were differences in the approach to the topic between the editors of the two media.
Profile of the Práh Publishing House from Its Inception to the Present
Vaňková, Michaela ; Halada, Jan (advisor) ; Čeňková, Jana (referee)
The aim of the bachelor's thesis is to present the Czech publishing house Práh, which is unique among other medium-sized publishing houses in that none of the large publishing houses are behind it, on the contrary, for a long time there was only one person standing behind it. Since it is not possible to separate the person of Martin Vopěnka, the founder of Práh, and the publishing house itself, the introductory part of the first chapter is dedicated to introducing his person and his work not only as the founder and owner of Práh, but especially as a writer. In the next part of the first chapter, the thesis deals with the situation in the field of publishing shortly before and after the establishment of Práh, because the publishing house was established in 1991, two years after the Velvet Revolution, when an inexhaustible number of publishers in Czechoslovakia were founded and disappeared very quickly. It was a wild period for a publishing activity in our country. In other parts, the work is reserved for the Práh publishing house itself, where it first describes the circumstances of its origin, the first years of operation and also the current operation. The third chapter deals with the production of Práh, presents editions and the most important authors. The largest part of the thesis is dedicated...
Media responses of trilogy Lichožrouti by Pavel Šrut and Galina Miklínová
Bočková, Jana ; Čeňková, Jana (advisor) ; Malý, Radek (referee)
This Bachelor's thesis is focused on the analysis of media response to the book trilogy Lichožrouti by Pavel Šrut and Galina Miklínová. The theoretical part first focuses on the definition of the terms literary criticism and modern fairy-tale. Literary criticism is described in detail in the connection to literary reflections of books for children and youth. Modern fairy-tale is defined in relation to Lichožrouti and similar books. Part of it is also characterization of the media used in this work, which were chosen to give a more complete look at the media response of the book trilogy. For the analysis, there were picked cultural periodicals A2, Host, Tvar and Týdeník Rozhlas. From daily newspapers, there are included Hospodářské noviny, Lidové noviny and Mladá fronta DNES, as a representative of news websites, there were chosen Aktuálně.cz and Der Tagesspiegel. Profiles of both authors of the trilogy, Pavel Šrut and Galina Miklínová, with the characterization of their long time collaboration are included. The last part of the theoretical part is dedicated to the book series Lichožrouti. The practical part of the Bachelor's thesis maps the media response of the book in the included media. The analysis is divided by the books in the trilogy and is focused on the texts of literary criticism. As a...
Magazine profile: Psi vino and it's changes over time
Akkadová, Natalie ; Malý, Radek (advisor) ; Čeňková, Jana (referee)
This bachelor thesis follows up on the profile of a literary magazine which focuses on poetry Psí víno and its transformation over time, specifically in the period from its foundation (in the year 1997) until the termination of its printed version. The thesis is divided into two main parts. The first part summarizes the literary and social context of the period of the magazine's foundation and its development. The second part of the thesis focuses on the magazine itself, describing its development with a focus on the figures that rotated in its charge - specifically Jaroslav Kovanda, Petr Štengl, Ondřej Buddeus, Ondřej Hanus, and Olga Pek. For the analysis, the thesis chooses eight issues of the magazines on a random basis. The issues are then judged by five distinct criteria - Editorials, Sections, Circle of Authors, Focus of the Poetry, and Graphic Design. Besides, the thesis offers a profile of every editor in chief with a focus on his literary career. The thesis works with the premise that the editors in chief and the social context are the main influences that affect the magazines' development. Both of these premises are found valid in the conclusion of the thesis - the changes of magazines features are highly influenced by the leading figures and the historical period. The thesis is...
Media response to books for children and youth with same-sex couple theme in Czech environment
Dlouhý, Jan ; Malý, Radek (advisor) ; Čeňková, Jana (referee)
This bachelor thesis is dedicated to the media response to books for children and youth, in which the topic of same-sex couples appears. The theoretical part defines literature for children and youth, the literary fairy tale as one of its genres, and focuses on contemporary Czech work for children and youth. It also deals with representation of homosexuality in modern Czech literary works. The practical part of the thesis presents four selected books in which the topic of same-sex couples appears and gives a profile of their authors, or translators, and publishing houses in which they were published in the Czech republic. It then maps and subsequently analyzes the media response of these books in the Czech mass media. The bachelor thesis also includes the interview with Ondřej Moravec, the author of one of the selected books, devoted to the origin of his book and the issue of portraying homosexuality in works for children and youth in the Czech Republic.
The Beginnings and the Image of Propaganda Through Chosen American Literary Works and Newspapers at the turn of the 19th Century
Bílková, Monika ; Malý, Radek (advisor) ; Čeňková, Jana (referee)
This bachelor thesis observes selected American literary works written at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries from a bit different angle. While we usually associate the term "propaganda" with totalitarian and authoritarian regimes, fiction presents a way of entertainment. However, every literary work, whether consciously or subconsciously, still reflects the particular period. Especially the second half of the 19th century was a very turbulent era full of different changes and paradoxes. How have then the generally acknowledged notions and beliefs, as well as the harmful and challenging social norms, which have been ironically emerging even in the democratic "land of infinite possibilities" and values such as freedom and equality, been reflected in works that are respected and read to this day? Have the authors and the heroes of their stories managed to confront, and eventually escape the merciless social dictate or have they succumbed to it under the ambient pressure? The theoretical part of this thesis will introduce the definitions of propaganda as well as the general historical context. The practical part will then characterize and analyze the individual literary works. What do they say about the society at that time, and to what extent do they oppose or support it?
Framing of Mental Illness in Selected Media Outputs Focused on Destigmatization
Nováková, Barbora ; Vranka, Marek (advisor) ; Čeňková, Jana (referee)
The dissertation called 'Framing of Mental Illness in Selected Media Outputs Focused on Destigmatization' explores how the documentary series 'Life Behind the Wall', online documentary series 'You are not alone', an audio documentary series 'My therapy' communicate the theme of mental health. The work aims to find out how selected journalistic projects framed the issue of mental illness. The theoretical part of the work first deals with mental illness, the concept of stigma and the role of the media in its transmission. It also focuses on destigmatization and defining the most important destigmatization approaches. The next part presents the theoretical basis of concepts such as the influence of the media, agenda-setting and framing. The analytical part presents 10 frameworks, which have been identified using the method of grounded theory. The results are summarized in a discussion, where found frameworks and their limits are being evaluated and compared with best practices based on manuals for journalists and professional publications on mental illness.

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