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Media and Social Issues

An analysis of the relationships between mass media and modern society. Topics may include ideology and agenda-setting in the media, representations of social problems (e.g., homelessness, violence), moral panics, media scandals, or public ceremonies. Lectures and discussion (three hours); one term.

SOCIOL 3C03

Media and Social Issues

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): III Term(s): Offered?: No Language?: No

An analysis of the relationships between mass media and modern society. Topics may include ideology and agenda-setting in the media, representations of social problems (e.g., homelessness, violence), moral panics, media scandals, or public ceremonies. Lectures and discussion (three hours); one term.


Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level III or above of a Communication Studies program; or SOCIOL 2L03 and registration in a Sociology program Cross-list(s): CMST 3C03