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Course Description

The mass media has transformed how societies communicate about, and perceive, political ideas. This course examines the interplay of media, technology and politics, discussing such topics as the relationship between print and the rise of modern democracy; the impacts of television on contemporary politics, especially election campaigns; and the emerging political influences of the Internet and social media. The course will also analyze the structure of ownership of global media systems and its impact on international communications. (Comparative)

Notes

Students who do not have the prerequisite but have completed any introductory POG course, or any UPPER level Politics Liberal Studies elective, should contact Viola Ing, at ving@ryerson.ca or Paul Thorne at paul.thorne@ryerson.ca for permission to enroll.

Requisites

Prerequisite: POG 240
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Course Sections

Class Number
3456
Type
LEC
Days
T, Th
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Jun 23, 2020 to Aug 04, 2020
Schedule
Contact Hours
3.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $569.40 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information