COMM 431 - Supreme Court News Coverage
Fall 2021, 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
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
COMM 261 strongly recommended.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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Description

This seminar evaluates media coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court in the context of long-range factors affecting the ability of news media to function in a democracy, examining the scope and content of print, broadcast, and new-media news reporting on major cases before the court. In addition to gaining a broad overview of media coverage of current and recent cases, each student is expected to select one case from the current or past court term and study its media coverage in detail.

Required Texts:

The Brethren: Inside the Supreme Court, Author: Woodward, Bob, 1943-, Publisher: Simon & Schuster 2011. ISBN: 9780743274029

Coursepack B: "COMM 431:001, 002 . COURSEPACK B: SUPREME COURT."

Coursepack C: "COMM 431: 001, 002. COURSEPACK C: THE SUPREME COURT AND THE NEWS MEDIA."

Schedule

COMM 431 - Supreme Court News Coverage
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001 (SEM)
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM

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