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Foundations of Media and Communication Theory

Course
2013-2014

Tag(s)

HI, J, GC

Admission Requirements

None.

Description

This course introduces students to the world of mass communication exploring how mass media are organized and how they function in modern society, their technological bases, economic and political foundations, and social implications. The course covers theoretical, historical, and critical perspectives that mass communication scholars use to understand and analyze traditional and contemporary media processes.

Course Objectives

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Mode of Instruction

Lectures and seminar workshops.

Assessment

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Literature

There will be no book for this course. The course will review 7 scientific journal articles focusing on media theory. A complete list of these articles, which students can download online, will be send ahead of the first meeting.

Contact Information

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Weekly Overview

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Preparation for first session

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