Explores journalism, communications and the news media, examining the history and contemporary state of such practices from a theoretical, rather than practical, perspective. Students gain knowledge about the profound impact that social, political and technological shifts have had on the field of communications today and discuss their implications for popular, professional and citizen journalism.
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Not taught in 2024
COMMS 201: 15 points
60 points at Stage I in BA courses