This information is for the 2016 academic year. See information for MDIA 102 in 2015.
MDIA-102 – Media, Society and Politics
|Faculty:||Humanities & Soc Sc||Corequisites:||None|
|School:||English, Film, Theatre, Media||Restrictions:||None|
This is an introductory course for students interested in exploring the role of the media in shaping society and politics. The course discusses the rise of the mass-media, the control and regulation of media institutions, and the role of the media in shaping public opinion. It will also assess the impact of current developments such as independent media, convergence, digitisation, globalisation and the concentration of media ownership. 60% internal assessment, 40% exam.
MDIA 102 Student Notes.
Available from vicbooks, Ground Floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Parade.
Additional reading will be made available on Blackboard.
1 hour per week tba.
Trimester 2 2015
* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.
|CRN||From/To||Days||Time||Building [Campus]||Room||Instructor||9181||13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015||Wed||1610 - 1800||Maclaurin [Kelburn]||LT103||Kathleen Kuehn*||7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015||Wed||1610 - 1800||Maclaurin [Kelburn]||LT103|
Course Outline Information
For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.