COMM 439 - Seminar in Journalistic Performance
Section: 003 The Impact of New Media on Journalism and Democracy
Term: FA 2009
Subject: Communication Studies (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication Studies
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
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:

The objective of this course is to give students a better understanding of how new media tools are changing the nature of journalism. The course will explore not only the widespread access to those tools, and to information, are changing how citizens participate in receiving and delivering news. In a "my-time" media environment where consumers have more flexibility than ever before to set their own viewing, reading, and listening schedule, what new journalism sites are thriving? How might "old media" institutions successfully adapt to a my-time world? What is gained or lost as reporters evolve into all-in-one multi-platform journalists?

COMM 439 - Seminar in Journalistic Performance
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
13123
Open
5
8Comm St Major
2
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: Section reserved for Communication Studies concentrators, meets with Comm 439.002
002 (SEM)
P
27719
Closed
0
 
2
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: Meets with Comm 439.001
003 (SEM)
P
31361
Open
9
6Comm St Major
-
TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Section reserved for Communication Studies concentrators, meets with Comm 439.004
004 (SEM)
P
31363
Open
9
 
-
TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Meets with Comm 439.003
005 (SEM)
P
48590
Open
11
 
-
TuTh 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Note: Section reserved for Communication Studies concentrators, meets with Comm 439.006.
006 (SEM)
P
48591
Open
11
 
-
TuTh 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Note: Meets with Comm 439.005.
007 (SEM)
P
48592
Open
0
4Comm St Major
-
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Section reserved for Communication Studies concentrators, meets with Comm 439.008.
008 (SEM)
P
48593
Closed
0
 
-
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Meets with Comm 439.007.
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ISBN: 0691143285
Republic.com 2.0., Publisher: Princeton Univ Pr 2009
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9780596007331
We the media : grassroots journalism by the people, for the people, Author: Gillmor, Dan., Publisher: O'Reilly 2006
Required
ISBN: 1416560106
Bloggers on the bus : how the internet changed politics and the press, Author: Eric Boehlert., Publisher: Free Press 1st Free P 2009
Required
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