Dec 03, 2020  
ARCHIVED 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COMM 415 - Media Institutions

4.00 credit hours
A study of the business practices, institutional forms and production and distribution processes of major media industries in the U.S. and around the world. Surveys the impact of technology, media policy and regulation, globalization and broader political economic forces on both the individual media enterprise and national and transnational media systems. Examines the unique work routines and labor relations that tend to prevail within media industries. Special emphasis is placed on the advantages and disadvantages of commercial, for-profit media and their various alternatives (state-run public service media, citizen journalism, etc.).

Prerequisite(s): COMM 185  and Junior standing.
Cardinal Directions Designation(s): Global Understanding, Writing Intensive.
iCon(s): Thinking Globally.

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