CMST 208. MASS MEDIA AND THE INFORMATION SOCIETY. 5 Credits.
Satisfies: GECR for social sciences, list 2, anthropology, geography, psychology and sociology).
This course introduces students to the range of historical, cultural, economic and social issues affected by the development and continued evolution of mass media. Books, magazines, sound and video recording, the development of electronic media and of the internet provide the context for examinations of media uses and effects, media policy and law and social effects of media.