COM JO 500
How well have the media covered recent U.S. wars? Do the media have political biases? What effect has Fox News had on the mainstream media? In the face of growing competition from the Internet, what is the future of traditional journalism? What impact are changes in the business model having on editorial integrity? Does political satire such as the "Daily Show" elevate or debase the political process? This timely course takes a critical look at the strengths, weaknesses and limitations of the news media, including current controversies. 4 cr. either sem.
FALL 2016 Schedule
|A1||Benton||COM 323||M 6:00 pm-9:00 pm|
SPRG 2017 Schedule
|A1||Benton||COM B25||M 6:30 pm-9:15 pm||Stamped Approval