COMM 375 Mass Media Theory

The course will examine the historical context of media theory covering the emergence of United States media technology, economics, cultural implications, and political influences to provide a basis for examining the evolution of media theories. Emphasis will be placed on mass media theories and address their implications to the media industry, the influences on American society and culture, and the evolution of democratic institutions. The course will be taught as a seminar involving readings, group discussions, and a research report.




COMM 102


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