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.
Please note: This information is accurate for the 2014 academic year. Please refer to Course Catalogue for 2013 information.
MDIA 102 Student Notes.
Schirato, Buettner, Jutel, Stahl Understanding Media Studies (Oxford University Press).
Available from vicbooks, Ground Floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Parade.
1 hour per week tba.
Trimester 2 2014
* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.
|CRN||From/To||Days||Time||Building [Campus]||Room||Instructor||9181||14 Jul – 24 Aug 2014||Wed||1410 - 1600||Maclaurin [Kelburn]||LT103||Kathleen Kuehn*||8 Sep – 19 Oct 2014||Wed||1410 - 1600||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.