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2018-2019 Catalogue 
2018-2019 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 20101 - History of the News

Course Credit: 1
THE CRAFT OF HISTORY: HISTORY OF THE NEWS. This course serves two functions. It is, first of all, an introduction to the history of the news in Western societies - from the newsbooks and ballads of the sicteenth century to the newspaper, broadcast news, and the internet. At the same time, this course is a practical introduction to the critical skills of the historian - including the analysis of primary sources, historiography, historical research and writing, and historical argumentation. Prerequisite: one course in History or permission of instructor. Prerequisite(s): 1 course in History or permission of instructor. [HSS, W]