CMS.701 Current Debates in Media

Class Info

Addresses important, current debates in media with in-depth discussion of popular perceptions and policy implications. Students use multiple perspectives to analyze texts emanating from these debates, and present their findings through discussions and reports. Explores emerging topics (e.g., piracy and IP regimes, net neutrality, media effects, social media and social change, and changing literacies) across media forms and from various historical, transcultural, and methodological perspectives. Examines the framing of these issues, their ethical and policy implications, and strategies for repositioning the debate. Instruction and practice in written and oral communication provided. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has CMS.100 as a prerequisite.

CMS.701 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by L. Parks and C. Peterson.

Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Mondays in 1-135.

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

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