Oct 25, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

COMM 412 - Media Criticism

4.00 credit hours
An advanced survey of theoretically-informed approaches to media criticism, with an emphasis on news media, television and film. Students learn to use the conceptual tools media scholars employ to analyze the content, form and effects of media messages. Ethical and political questions raised by media texts are also examined.

Prerequisite(s): COMM 185  and Junior standing.
Cardinal Directions Designation(s): U.S. Power Structures, Writing Intensive.
iCon(s): Engaging Civic Life.

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