COMM 439 - Seminar in Journalistic Performance
Section: 002 Supreme Court News Coverage
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Communication Studies (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication Studies
Credits:
3
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This seminar evaluates media coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court, in the context of long-range factors affecting the ability of news media to function in a democracy. This seminar will examine the scope and content of print, broadcast, and new-media news reporting on major cases before the court. How accurately, fairly, and adequately do news organizations cover the cases as they proceed through the legal system? Does the media help the American public gain a sufficiently thorough understanding of the complex legal issues and social impact of each case? In addition to gaining a broad overview of media coverage of current and recent cases, each student will select one case from the current or past court term and study media coverage of it in detail.

COMM 439 - Seminar in Journalistic Performance
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
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11869
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1Comm St Major
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Section reserved for Communication Studies concentrators, meets with Comm 439.002
002 (SEM)
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20076
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Meets with Comm 439.001
003 (SEM)
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22537
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4Comm St Major
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Section reserved for Communication Studies concentrators, meets with Comm 439.004
004 (SEM)
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22538
Closed
0
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Meets with Comm 439.003
005 (SEM)
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22539
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6Comm St Major
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Section reserved for Communication Studies concentrators, meets with Comm 439.006
006 (SEM)
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22832
Open
0
 
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Meets with Comm 439.005
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