Units of Study

MECO3605 - Media Globalisation

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Benedetta Brevini
Phone: +61 2 9351 4734
Email: benedetta.brevini@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit aims to demonstrate the complexity of media globalisation and to examine in depth some of the common assumptions associated with the term. While the unit will consider the impact of global market forces (i.e. cheap labour in developing countries, environmental issues, etc), it is interested in the dynamics of globalisation more generally, and media globalisation more specifically. Students can expect to appreciate that media globalisation is a complex proposal that involves formats, localisation, symbolic currency and negotiation.

Assessments

1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x500wd equivalent tutorial presentation/debate (20%), 1x2hr exam (40%)

Classes

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

Prerequisites

18 junior credit points and 6 senior credit points from Media and Communications

Prohibitions

MECO3005

Additional Information

Available to BA (Media and Comm), BA (Media and Comm/BLaws) students only

 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

MECO3605

 

Lecture

         

 

 

Extra Booking 1

         
1 This Extra Booking occurs once only on 9 October 2014

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