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LACS 110 - (CC, IS) Media and Journalism in Latin America

Semester Hours: 3
Periodically
The course critically examines media and cultural issues in the Americas, with a focus on contemporary developments in the press, television, and grassroots/citizens’ media, as well as cultural transformations caused by an increasingly globalized media environment. Historical perspectives are applied to examine contemporary developments in media policy and their impact on citizenship and democracy; the role of the media in local, national, and global contexts; cross-border flows of information and programming; perceptions and depictions of the south in the north; independent and investigative journalism in emerging democracies; media and social movements; and ownership and state relations with media institutions.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
May not be taken on a Pass/D+/D/Fail basis. Same as MASS 181E.


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