Units of Study
MECO6926 - International Media Practice
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Fiona R. Martin
This unit considers variation among international media practice by studying the media systems, professional practices and media content of a number of countries in different regions across the world, including France, Mexico, the U.S.A., Lebanon and China, in relation to concepts of global citizenship, cultural pluralism, and intercultural media competence. The unit introduces students to theoretical issues in media studies and encourages development of knowledge and skills in comparing and evaluating international media practices across media systems and cultures.
1x1500wd critical review (25%), 1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x1500wd media commentary file (25%) and participation (10%)
Thussu, Daya Kishan (2006) International Communication: Continuity and Change, 2nd edn., Arnold, London
Tunstall, Jeremy (2008) The Media Were American-U.S. Media in Decline, Oxford University Press, New York
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