COMM 439 - Seminar in Journalistic Performance
Section: 003 The Impact of New Media on Journalism and Democracy
Term: WN 2010
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:

This course will give students a better understanding of how new media tools are changing the nature of journalism. The course will explore not only the ways in which the tools of online journalism affect the way that the news is conveyed, but also how 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
12935
Closed
0
3Comm St Major
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Section reserved for Communication Studies concentrators. Meets with Comm 439.002
002 (SEM)
P
26811
Closed
0
 
-
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Meets with Comm 439.001
003 (SEM)
P
27367
Open
3
4Comm St Major
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: Section reserved for Communication Studies concentrators. Meets with Comm 439.004
004 (SEM)
P
27369
Open
3
 
-
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: Meets with Comm 439.003
005 (SEM)
P
46062
Open
14
8Comm St Major
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MW 5:30PM - 7:00PM
Note: Section reserved for Communication Studies concentrators. Meets with Comm 439.006.
006 (SEM)
P
46063
Open
14
 
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MW 5:30PM - 7:00PM
Note: Meets with Comm 439.005.
007 (SEM)
P
46064
Open
1
1Comm St Major
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Tu 4:00PM - 7:00PM
Note: Section reserved for Communication Studies concentrators. Meets with Comm 439.008.
008 (SEM)
P
46065
Closed
0
 
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Tu 4:00PM - 7:00PM
Note: Meetw with Comm 439.007.
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ISBN: 0691143285
Republic.com 2.0, Author: Cass R. Sunstein., Publisher: Princeton University Press 2009
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9780596102272
We the media : grassroots journalism by the people, for the people, Author: Dan Gillmor., Publisher: O'Reilly Pbk. ed. 2006
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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