COMM 468 - Political Misinformation and Misperceptions
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Communication Studies (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication Studies
Credit Exclusions:
No more than 3 credits can be elected from COMM 450-490.
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of department.
Enforced Prerequisites:
Declared Communication Studies seniors ONLY.
Advisory Prerequisites:
COMM 329 strongly recommended.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Inaccurate beliefs about politics are prevalent in America and held about a range of political issues and politicians. Once they take hold, misperceptions are often difficult to correct and can impact democratic outcomes. This CAPSTONE seminar explores several factors that contribute to the spread of political misinformation and the rise of misperceptions, including the roles of media, social networks, and psychological biases. The course also examines the consequences of inaccurate political beliefs and investigates various communication strategies and media campaigns utilized to correct misperceptions.

COMM 468 - Political Misinformation and Misperceptions
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001 (SEM)
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Capstone reserved for declared Comm Seniors only.
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