Media Arts and Culture

MAAC3431Global Media, Politics, and Power (O) (Cross-Listed: CCS 3431)3 ch (3C) [W]
Uses core readings and theoretical frameworks from media studies to examine the complex relationships between media, society, and politics, across the twentieth century and into the new millennium and in global perspective. Topics include media ownership and regulation; media and social movements; censorship and freedom of the press; television and digital culture in emerging democracies; the politics of the popular; media arts and activism. Students who have taken WLCS 3431 may not attain credit for MAAC 3431.