2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    
    Jun 21, 2018  
2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HI-UY 3254/W History of Mass Media

4 Credits
This mass-media history course examines broadsides, newspapers, cinema, radio, TV and the Internet, from the advent of cheap print in the early modern period to the turn of the 21st century. Themes include the history of mass-media technology, the mass dissemination of news and its effects on popular culture and gender relations, sensationalism, and the role of the media in developing advertising and consumer culture.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of first year writing requirements
Note: Satisfies a humanities and social sciences elective.



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