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COMM 19902 - Intro Global Media & Digital Studies

Course Credit: 1
Maximum Credit: 0
(COMS, FILM)
Introduction to Global Media & Digital Studies This course broadly explores the production, distribution and reception of digital media across the globe. Beyond the historical background, the course will explore the various approaches used to understand the global flows of digital media, from cultural imperialism to hybridization. Specifically, it will examine theories and issues related to the global function of the news media, entertainment industry and telecommunication sector. Students will also come to appreciate how global media shapes our understandings of global dynamics such as geopolitics.