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COM 249: MASS MEDIA AND CULTURE

Description
An examination of the interplay between the technology and content of the mass communication media.

Learning Outcome
• articulate a basic understanding of mass media through a historical perspective
• explain the system of governing laws and regulations affecting mass media
• describe the structure of mass media as an industry
• distinguish the differences among the dimensions of mass media literacy including the cognitive, emotional, aesthetic, and moral dimensions
• critically evaluate a variety of mass media as communication