COMM 458 - Special Topics in Media Systems
Section: 003 New Media and the Information Society
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Communication Studies (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication Studies
Credits:
4
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
COMM 351 or 371 strongly recommended.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

Some say the media changes everything. Where once the public sphere was dominated by a few commercial, one-way mass media outlets such as newspapers or TV, now every single node on the net can as easily send as receive. Will YouTube, amateur bloggers and peer-to-peer file sharing put the traditional media out of business? Will political and cultural polarization increase? The course reviews the underlying media and marketing economics, audience psychology, evolving digital techonology and changing legal framework for public communication.

COMM 458 - Special Topics in Media Systems
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
30277
Open
3
2Comm St Major
-
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Section reserved for Communication Studies concentrators. Meets with Comm 458.002
002 (LEC)
P
12941
Open
3
 
-
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Section meets with Comm 458.001
003 (LEC)
 
26813
Open
53
 
-
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Students must elected a discussion section (.004, .005 or .006).
004 (DIS)
P
30375
Open
14
14UGRD & GRD
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Tu 5:00PM - 6:00PM
Note: Section reserved for Communication Studies concentrators.
005 (DIS)
P
42473
Open
22
 
-
Tu 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Note: .
006 (DIS)
P
42475
Open
17
 
-
W 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Note: .
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