COMM 351 - Understanding Media Industries
Section: 001
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Communication Studies (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication Studies
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
COMM 101 or 102 with a grade of at least C-.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course examines research and scholarship focused on existing media institutions, their genesis and current lines of development, institutional arrangements, organization and operation, economic structure, and characteristic communications "output." Course topics may include: the history of media systems; media and government, including legal, regulatory and free-expression issues; media economics; international media systems; technologies; media organizational routines; and the values and behavior of media professionals. The course investigates the ways in which institutional, economic, and organizational arrangements affect professional behavior and media content, with attention to media system changes over time and in comparative contexts.

COMM 351 - Understanding Media Industries
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
11852
Open
10
 
-
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
11853
Open
2
 
-
W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
11854
Open
7
7UGRD & GRD
-
W 5:00PM - 6:00PM
Note: Section reserved for Communication Studies concentrators until 4/10/07
004 (DIS)
P
11855
Closed
0
 
-
Th 12:00PM - 1:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
20232
Open
1
 
-
Th 1:00PM - 2:00PM
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