COMM 361 - The Media and Public Affairs
Section: 001
Term: WN 2011
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 provides an understanding of production, dissemination, and reception of mediated news content. Topics include: the elements influencing production of news content, including individual, organizational, political, economic, and cultural factors; public journalism as an alternative to current journalism practices; perspectives on media effects as a process; and various views on the role of new media in promoting civic life.

COMM 361 - The Media and Public Affairs
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
11506
Open
2
 
-
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (DIS)
P
21032
Open
1
 
-
Th 1:00PM - 2:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
11507
Closed
0
2UGRD & GRD
-
Th 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Note: Section registration reserved for Communication Studies concentrators only through 12/08/10.
004 (DIS)
P
26058
Closed
0
 
-
Th 3:00PM - 4:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
26059
Open
1
 
-
Th 6:00PM - 7:00PM
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ISBN: 020564984X
News : the politics of illusion, Author: W. Lance Bennett ; with a foreword by Doris A. Graber., Publisher: Pearson Longman 8th ed. 2009
Required
ISBN: 0226115011
Governing with the news : the news media as a political institution., Author: Timothy E. Cook, Publisher: University of Chicago Press 2. edition 2005
Required
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