This information is for the 2015 academic year. See information for MDIA 321 in 2014.
MDIA-321 – Special Topic: Media Representations of Politics
|Points:||20||Prerequisites:||as for MDIA 301|
|Faculty:||Humanities & Soc Sc||Corequisites:||None|
|School:||English, Film, Theatre, Media||Restrictions:||None|
This course explores how the nature of different media and the manner in which they are utilised enable, represent and frame the presentation of political processes, theories and dynamics. Students will analyse the representation of politics in media from a social-scientific conceptual framework. This course will be delivered in a 3-hour lecture/workshop format. There are no tutorials for this course. 100% internal assessment.
Van Belle and Mash, A Novel Approach to Politics, 3rd edition (CQ Press).
Caro and Buchannan, A Foreign Country: New Zealand Speculative Fiction (Random Static).
Available from vicbooks, Ground Floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Parade.
This course is not currently being offered.
Course Outline Information
For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.