COMM 468 - Political Misinformation and Misperceptions
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Communication and Media (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication and Media
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Details

Credits:
3
Credit Exclusions:
No more than 3 credits can be elected from COMM 450-490.
Waitlist Capacity:
10
Enforced Prerequisites:
Declared Communication Studies seniors ONLY.
Advisory Prerequisites:
COMM 329 strongly recommended.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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Description

Inaccurate beliefs are prevalent in America and held about a range of political, scientific, and health issues. Once they take hold, misperceptions are often difficult to correct and can impact democratic and social 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 designed to correct misperceptions.

Required Text: Not required

Intended Audience:

This capstone seminar is intended for Comm and Media SENIORS only.

Schedule

COMM 468 - Political Misinformation and Misperceptions
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001 (SEM)
 In Person
34240
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM

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