COM 447 - Media Criticism
Course examines theories and methods for the critical analysis of a variety of media texts, from newspaper to television to film. Media texts will be viewed from the overarching theoretical positions of cultural studies and political economy while examining issues of gender, race and politics. Methodological starting points include discourse and frame analysis; analytical starting points include semiotics, feminism, psychoanalysis and Marxism. Course Information: Topical Area: Journalism/Media Studies.
1st half course
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Course Level: Graduate