Faculty of Arts


MEDIA 230

Online Media and Democracy


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for MEDIA 230.

Description

Examines the relationships between new media technologies and democracy. This course explores the ways in which technology can enhance, inhibit or reshape democracy. In particular, the course investigates the impact of digital media in light of recent political events around the world, including protest movements and uprisings, political campaigns, and conflicts over freedom of expression, censorship and surveillance.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

MEDIA 230: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points from COMMS 100, 104, FTVMS 100, 101, 110, MEDIA 101 and 45 points in BA courses

Restrictions

FTVMS 230, FTVMS 330, MEDIA 330


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