Jun 18, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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CMM 346 - Media Industries: Ethics, Politics, Economics

3 credit(s)
Area/Group Designation: Media and Journalism
The economic development, organizational structure and strategies of major media are explored. This survey examines media as a whole, particular media sectors such as print and electronic media, and individual companies. The course considers the economic and political forces that shape and influence news and entertainment media, and assesses to what extent these media serve the public interest, democracy, and the consumer. This analysis examines trends such as media concentration, deregulation, fragmentation and globalization, and the challenges and opportunities faced by commercial, public, mainstream, and independent media.
Prerequisite(s): CMM 240 .

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