INTLSTD 401 - International Studies Advanced Seminar
Fall 2022, Section 015 - The Media's Role in the Rise & Fall of Democracies
Instruction Mode: Section 015 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: International Studies (INTLSTD)
Department: LSA II: International and Comparative Studies
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Details

Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Enforced Prerequisites:
Junior standing or above.
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

In the wake of the 2020 election and the January 6th attack on the Capitol, many Americans were confronted for the first time with a harsh reality that people around the globe have struggled with for generations: that democracies are fragile. This course will examine the vital role that a strong free media system plays in strengthening fledgling democracies and the challenges they face as a democracy declines. We will discuss the delicate balance journalists in new democracies face in supporting democratic norms and institutions in places without strong traditions while simultaneously keeping political, military, and law enforcement officials in check. We will focus on global examples of democracies in peril and identify lessons and warning signs for nations where democratic traditions are well-established.

 

Schedule

INTLSTD 401 - International Studies Advanced Seminar
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
23373
Open
1
1LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
-
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (SEM)
 In Person
23627
Open
4
4LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
-
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
003 (SEM)
 In Person
20023
Open
2
2LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
-
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
005 (SEM)
 In Person
37295
Closed
0
 
2
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
006 (SEM)
 In Person
34470
Closed
0
2LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
1
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
008 (SEM)
 In Person
34538
Closed
0
1LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
-
W 1:00PM - 3:00PM
009 (SEM)
 In Person
33727
Open
11
2LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
-
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
010 (SEM)
 In Person
31296
Open
21
10LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
-
Tu 4:00PM - 5:30PM
F 12:00PM - 1:30PM
011 (SEM)
 In Person
34539
Closed
0
 
-
Tu 12:00PM - 3:00PM
013 (SEM)
 In Person
34638
Closed
0
 
16
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
015 (SEM)
 In Person
36920
Closed
0
 
1
TuTh 8:30AM - 10:00AM
016 (SEM)
 In Person
36921
Open
0
2LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
1
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
017 (SEM)
 In Person
39363
Open
20
20LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
-
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
018 (SEM)
 In Person
39364
Open
20
20LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
-
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM

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