Faculty of Arts


MEDIA 744

The Politics of Digital Media


Description

Digital media technologies are a major political battleground in the twenty-first century. This course examines a range of political controversies associated with the digital age, such as: piracy and copyright; surveillance, privacy and digital espionage; hacking, hacktivism and cybersecurity; internet censorship, regulation and free speech; hate speech and harassment; the open web and digital enclosure; big data and algorithmic governance.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Reading/Texts


Recommended Reading


Assessment


Points

MEDIA 744: 30.0 points

Prerequisites


Restrictions

FTVMS 744


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