2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
    Oct 06, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

COMM 3420 - Media in Global Perspective


Goals: To help students gain a theoretical and practical perspective on global mass media systems, both as national and international purveyors of information and culture. To examine and critically analyze the factors influencing media operations and content, including foreign policy, transnational media corporations, global civil society movement and digital media technology.

Content:  Examination of social, cultural, political, technical, regulatory, economic, and linguistic factors that influence media systems around the world; examination of foreign policy, transnational media corporations, global civil society movement and digital media technology; analysis of national laws, ethics, and norms in relation to media systems, including patterns of import and export of media products, analysis of the relationship between media and culture.

Taught: Annually

Prerequisites: COMM 1100 or COMM 1320, or instructor permission

Credits: 4