Units of Study

MECO6929 - Chinese Media Studies in Global Contexts

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Joyce Nip
Phone: +61 2 9351 2432
Email: joyce.nip@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit introduces students to the systems, regulation and uses of Chinese media. Designed for all students, with or without knowledge of the Chinese language, it draws on theories and concepts of global media studies for understanding situations in mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Chinese communities in other countries. Implications of media uses by the Chinese authorities, professionals, and ordinary citizens, in the context of globalized communication, are discussed with regard to a range of media, including the Internet.

Assessments

1x3500wd essay (55%), 1x1000wd reading presentation (20%), 1x1500wd presentation of study (25%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.

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  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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