MET Course Analyzes HBO’s “The Wire”

in BU Today Features, MET News
May 4th, 2011

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Today’s BU Today features a MET Urban Affairs course that utilizes the show, “The Wire”. Though this series has been integrated into courses at many universities, we are among the few that has done so in a planning and urban affairs program. This course is innovative not only because of its use of this television series, but in learning how media shape mainstream opinion about cities, race, class, crime, and other urban issues. Several MET students and MET’s instructor, Don Gillis, are quoted in this piece.

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