FORMATION OF MEDIA AND FOREIGN-LANGUAGE COMMUNICATION COMPETENCE OF STUDENTS-JOURNALISTS
The profession of a journalist, like other professions, has its own specifics. A journalist works with a special kind of information, transforming it into a new information product. The reception and production of information in native and foreign languages requires the development of foreign language competence, which was the main object and aim of the study. Foreign language communication is part of the professional activity of modern journalists who need to be able to build oral speech
... ing to the laws of rhetoric and communication ethics, compose correctly written text - a report, article, essay, business correspondence, be able to correctly formulate questions during presentations and press conferences, be able to conduct a dialogue during an interview, etc. The functions performed by a journalist in his/her professional activities are directly related to the competencies that he/she possesses and which should be formed in the process of media professional training. Speaking about mastering the relevant competencies, it is worth determining the ways to justify them. The article provides an overview analysis of the existing theory in the direction of the formation of competence and components of this concept. The scientific-theoretical analysis carried out in the work made it possible to identify the possible ways of media and foreign-language communication competence of students-journalists training at the university, corresponding to the competence-oriented, student-oriented and communicative-cognitive approaches in journalistic education. The primary functions of the modern journalist were substantiated, and, in accordance with them, the place of professionally-oriented competence in the system of training young specialists was determined.