CMS.100 Introduction to Media Studies


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Offers an overview of the social, cultural, political, and economic impact of mediated communication on modern culture. Combines critical discussions with experiments working with different media. Media covered include radio, television, film, the printed word, and digital technologies. Topics include the nature and function of media, core media institutions, and media in transition. Enrollment limited.

This class has no prerequisites.

CMS.100 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by S. Costanza-Chock.

Lecture occurs 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 1-150.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-H.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, CMS.100 was rated 5.2 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the CMS Subjects: Current Schedule and Full List - MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing site or on the CMS.100 Stellar site.

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