COMM 478 - Special Topics in Media and Culture
Section: 201 The Internet as Popular Culture
Term: SU 2009
Subject: Communication Studies (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication Studies
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
COMM 351 or 371 strongly recommended.
May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
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In the age of convergence culture, the Internet is quickly becoming an emerging site for marketable trends in communication and entertainment. In this course, we will examine not only how our lives have been impacted by and enmeshed with new media techonlogy, but also how the internet has transformed our introduction and indoctrination into american popular culture. Featured topics inlcude: social networking sites, online fan cultures, e-Commerce, Youtube, and more.

COMM 478 - Special Topics in Media and Culture
Schedule Listing
201 (LEC)
MTuW 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Note: Section reserved for Comm concentrators. Meets with SAC 455.
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ISBN: 0814742955
Convergence culture : where old and new media collide, Author: Henry Jenkins., Publisher: New York University Press 2008
ISBN: 0262522799
Remediation : understanding new media, Author: Jay David Bolter and Richard Grusin., Publisher: MIT Press 6. Nachdr. 2003
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