COMM 351 - Understanding Media Industries
Section: 001
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Communication Studies (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication Studies
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
COMM 101 or 102 with a grade of at least C-.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course examines research and scholarship focused on existing media institutions, their genesis and current lines of development, institutional arrangements, organization and operation, economic structure, and characteristic communications "output." Course topics may include: the history of media systems; media and government, including legal, regulatory and free-expression issues; media economics; international media systems; technologies; media organizational routines; and the values and behavior of media professionals. The course investigates the ways in which institutional, economic, and organizational arrangements affect professional behavior and media content, with attention to media system changes over time and in comparative contexts.

COMM 351 - Understanding Media Industries
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
13015
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TuTh 8:30AM - 10:00AM
002 (DIS)
P
13017
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W 11:00AM - 12:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
13019
Closed
0
1UGRD & GRD
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W 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Note: Section reserved for Communication Studies concentrators until 4/15/10.
004 (DIS)
P
13021
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W 3:00PM - 4:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
27375
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W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
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Note:
Most readings will be on CTools; several others through electronic reserves
ISBN: 0761954023
Doing cultural studies, Author: Paul du Gay ... [et al.]., Publisher: Sage, in association with The 1997
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