US Media: Politics, Culture, Technology (USSC6920)

UNIT OF STUDY

This Unit will focus on media coverage of political campaigns and politics in America. It will look at the role of the media in American society in shaping debates and also the power of the American media globally. The impact of the internet on American journalism will be discussed as will the future of the media.

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Classes

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Assessment

Oral presentations (500 words) (15%), 3x online tasks (1500 words) (3x15%), 1x3000wd research paper (40%)

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No

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