The unit examines the social, political and economic dynamics of media and communication in global settings. It considers the interplay among the global,regional and local in communication systems as well as the role that new technologies play in contemporary formations of global media. It assists students in consolidating their critical understanding of the factors that play the greatest role in shaping the globalisation of informational capitalism.
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr tutorial/week
1x2000wd Essay (40%), 1x1000wd equivalent Tutorial presentation (20%), 1x1500wd class test (40%)
Available to BA (Media and Comm), BA (Media and Comm/BLaws) students only
12 senior credit points in Media & Communications or 18 credit points at 2000 level in Media & CommunicationsProhibitions