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    Jul 13, 2024  
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

COMM 1320 - Introduction to Critical Media Studies


Goals: To introduce students to conceptual frameworks of critical media studies; to create savvy media consumers by teaching them to understand forces behind media institutions that influence the ways they create messages; to learn to construct and express oral arguments pertaining to media issues more effectively and more academically.

Content: New media and old media, media theory, communications infrastructure, media ownership, media impact, media policy and law, media ethics.

 

Taught: Annually.

Prerequisites: None.

Credits: 4