2017 Winter School Subject List

US Media: Politics, Culture, Technology (USSC6920)

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences
Department: US Studies Centre
Level: Postgraduate
Credit Points: 6

Instructors:
(1)  Anna Lebovic - anna.lebovic@sydney.edu.au

Contacts:
(1)  Jessica Regan - jessica.regan@sydney.edu.au

Start Date: 03 Jul 2017 
End Date: 28 Jul 2017 
Capacity: 50 
Status: Places available 
Applications Open: 10 May 2017 
Applications Close: 19 Jun 2017 
Census date: 10 Jul 2017 
On-time withdrawals close: 10 Jul 2017 
Available to audit:
Open to HSC graduates?:

Prerequisites:

  1. Assumed Knowledge: - 

    USSC6901

Description

This Unit will focus on media coverage of political campaigns and politics in America. It will look at the role of the media in American society in shaping debates and also the power of the American media globally. The impact of the internet on American journalism will be discussed as will the future of the media.

Assessment

Tutorial participation (10%), 2x Critical reviews (800 words, worth 20% each), 1x3000wd research paper (40%), Presentation (10%)

Timetable

Start Date: 03 Jul 2017     End Date: 28 Jul 2017

Lectures & Tutorials: Mon, Wed & Fri, 16:00 - 18:00

Venues:

Mon & Wed - Storie Dixson Room N333 & Fri - Storie Dixson Room 2 (Room N332)

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