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    Hunter College
   
 
  Feb 20, 2018
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

MEDIA 21000 - Journalism and Society


GER
3/A

This course focuses on industry issues and service to the public good. It is partly designed for students interested in careers in journalism, who can benefit from greater sophistication about the news industry. The course explores the way news is gathered and written, the way news organizations are structured and financed, and the way they relate to other forms of political and entertainment communication. It examines the ways that the news industry describes itself and its problems and surveys journalistic practice in different media, e.g. print, the Internet, etc. Many of the readings will be drawn from the news industry trade press as well as from cultural studies and media sociology. Students will be asked to address journalism as citizens, weighing the role of journalism in our democracy.
prereq: MEDIA 18000
3 hrs
3 cr.