COMM 488 - Special Topics in Media Effects
Section: 001 Social Media and Politics
Term: WN 2013
Subject: Communication Studies (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication Studies
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With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
COMM 381 strongly recommended.
May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
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Today social media has become an integral part of the political process. Candidates Tweet to constituents and political revolutions are organized on Facebook. But what kind of a change does social media represent? Or is it a change at all? Social media might just be the new town square.

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COMM 488 - Special Topics in Media Effects
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
14Comm St Major
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Section reserved for Communication Studies concentrators.
002 (LEC)
5Comm St Major
MW 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Note: Section reserved for Communication Studies concentrators.
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ISBN: 1594203008
The filter bubble : what the Internet is hiding from you, Author: Pariser, Eli., Publisher: Penguin Press 2011
ISBN: 1594201536
Here comes everybody : the power of organizing without organizations, Author: Shirky, Clay., Publisher: Penguin Press 2008
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