COMM 432 - Foreign News Coverage
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Communication Studies (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication Studies
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of department.
Advisory Prerequisites:
COMM 261 strongly recommended.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course investigates coverage of foreign news as a reflection of the structure and function of media systems. What factors influence media decisions on event coverage? What criteria do the media use for deciding which to report? How successfully do the media make foreign news relevant to American audiences? What special problems do foreign correspondents face?

COMM 432 - Foreign News Coverage
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
6Comm St Major
5Soph, Jr, or Sr Standing
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: Section reserved for declared Communication Studies majors until 4/10/2018.
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Coursepack Location:
Dollar Bill
Reprint of Hedrick Smith, ed., The Media and the Gulf War: The Press and Democracy in Wartime (Arlington, Va.: Seven Locks Press, 1992)
ISBN: 9781118809136
The world news prism : digital, social and interactive, Author: Hachten, William A., 1942-
ISBN: 9780801880308
The first casualty : the war correspondent as hero and myth-maker from the Crimea to Iraq, Author: Knightley, Phillip, 1927-, Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press 2004
ISBN: 9780826220615
Capturing the news : three decades of reporting crisis and conflict, Author: Collings, Anthony,
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