This information is for the 2015 academic year. See information for MDIA 304 in 2014.
MDIA-304 – News Culture
|Points:||20||Prerequisites:||As for MDIA 301|
|Faculty:||Humanities & Soc Sc||Corequisites:||None|
|School:||English, Film, Theatre, Media||Restrictions:||None|
This course initially introduces students to the history, theories, genres, and culture of news media; thereafter, it considers contemporary news texts and practices in terms of the contexts of globalisation, changes to the cultural field of journalism/media, and the advent of digital technologies. 100% internal assessment.
Stuart Allan, ed, The Routledge Companion to News and Journalism revised ed (Routledge, 2012).
Available from vicbooks, Ground Floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Parade.
Tony Schirato, Angi Buettner, Thierry Jutel, and Geoff Stahl, Understanding Media Studies, (Oxford University Press, 2010).
Available in closed reserve.
1 hour per week tba.
Trimester 1 2015
* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.
|CRN||From/To||Days||Time||Building [Campus]||Room||Instructor||9917||2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015||Tue||1100 - 1250||77 Fairlie Tce [Kelburn]||306||Angi Buettner*||20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015||Tue||1100 - 1250||77 Fairlie Tce [Kelburn]||306|
Course Outline Information
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