Feb 25, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

MEDIA 21100 - News Literacy in a Digital Age (W)


Hunter Core
English Comp (EC)
In this writing-intensive course, students will judge the reliability and credibility of news reports through a close textual analysis of online, TV, radio, and social media stories and build on their academic writing and documentation skills. We will also study the First Amendment, the underpinnings of an independent press and the evolution of the press as a watchdog and guardian of democratic ideals.

 
prereq: ENGL 12000
3 hrs
3 cr.