POLSCI 329 - Mass Media and Political Behavior
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course focuses on the role and importance of mass media in the political process. The interaction between the press, politicians, and the public during political campaigns receives detailed attention. Topics include: + how news is made + campaign strategies + political advertising effects + relations between Congress, the President, and the media + the role of mass media in political campaigns.

These topics are examined through a systematic review of research in both mass communication and political science.

This course is in the American Politics subfield.

Course Requirements:

No data submitted

Intended Audience:

Sophomores, juniors, or seniors

Class Format:

Lecture meets twice a week for an hour and a half, with discussion sections meeting once a week for an hour.

POLSCI 329 - Mass Media and Political Behavior
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
20298
Open
1
 
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MW 8:30AM - 10:00AM
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002 (DIS)
P
20299
Closed
0
 
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Th 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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003 (DIS)
P
20300
Closed
0
 
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Th 2:00PM - 3:00PM
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004 (DIS)
P
20301
Open
1
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
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ISBN: 9780691147864
Why Americans Hate the News Media and Why It Matters., Author: Jonathan M. Ladd., Publisher: Princeton University Press
Required
ISBN: 9780393937794
Media Politics: A Citizen's Guide, Author: Shanto Iyengar, Publisher: Norton 3 2015
Required
ISBN: 9780691178240
DEMOCRACY FOR REALISTS., Author: ACHEN, CHRISTOPHER H., Publisher: PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRES 2017
Required
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