|Spring Term 2014 Broadsides to Blogs: Mass Media in American Politics - 3347 - GOVT 351
Prerequisites/Notes: GOVT 220 or consent of instructor
Catalog Description : From colonial broadsides to last night's blog, American politics has been enmeshed with mass media. Students will consider the roll of the mass media in shaping what citizens think about candidates for office, election campaigns, making of policy, and ultimately, governing. Does the mass media undermine democracy or strengthen it?
Attributes: Social Science Div GER (01cr), BM Social Science (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course