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COM 391 Critiques of Journalism and News Media 3.0 Credits

This course examines the role of journalism and news media in the social construction of our world. Focusing on key topics like framing and agenda setting in media research, we will critically consider how stories are routinely emphasized, excluded, organized, made sense of, and accumulate, plus more. We will discuss such topics in regard to various media (from newspapers to new media), various methods (qualitative and quantitative), and various public issues (including politics, music, sports, and representation of race/gender/sexuality/etc.).

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: COM 150 [Min Grade: D]

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