MEDIA, PANIC & SCANDAL (CM4015)

This course will investigate the cultural and ideological functions of panic and the social and political uses of scandal as they circulate through contemporary media and communications. By analyzing the form and institutional contexts of selected news media, film, television and digital media, we will engage critically with debates around media effects, distribution, representation and regulation.

Code: 
CM4015
Name: 
MEDIA, PANIC & SCANDAL
Discipline: 
CM (Communications)
Type: 
Regular
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credits: 
4
Can be taken twice for credit?: 
No
Pre-requisites: 
CM1023 AND (CM2051 OR CM2051CCR OR Major=Journalism)
Co-requisites: 
None