Units of Study

ASNS2670 - Mass Media in East Asia

Summer Main, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Ki-Sung Kwak

Description

This unit introduces students to the media industry and policies in selected countries in East Asia, namely Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan. In addressing the topics, the main features of media in the region are discussed and compared. The unit will be multi-disciplinary, covering various aspects of mass media in the region. These include the social and cultural role of the media, political and economic justification of state control, and implications of the emergence of new communication technologies.

Assessments

1x1000wd tutorial paper (30%), 1x1500wd essay (30%), 1x2hr final exam (40%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

12 credit points from junior level Asian Studies, or other subject areas listed in Table A in the Faculty of Arts Handbook.

Prohibitions

KRNS2600, ASNS2600

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