Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies

Media, News & Politics

This course focuses on how journalism and political systems operate in the United States, looking at forms of media such as newspapers, radio, and television, and assessing the potential of "new media" in a globalized and meditated world. Students develop a facility with critical questions relating to democratic institutions and the press and will learn to read news media texts from a variety of vantage points, critically engaging the institutional, commercial, political, and cultural demands within media texts.
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Associated Degrees