American Media and Politics

Spring 2024 > Humanities & Social Sciences > POLI.2120 > 082

Course No: POLI.2120-082; SIS Class Nbr: 1153; SIS Term: 3330
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

This course explores the role of the media in American politics and the role of politics in the American media. We focus first on the historical evolution of newspapers, radio, television, and the internet as vehicles of political news reporting. Next, we look at instances of journalistic bias and distortion in order to explore how corporate consolidation and commercial competition have affected the news industry. Finally, by studying a selection of major stories in depth, we will gain a better understanding of the factors involved in the conversion of political events and developments into seemingly significant news.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Spring: Mar 11 to May 04
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140 | Pay as little as $ 292.50/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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