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COMM 2265 Theory, History and Practice of Talk Media (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

Satisfies one of three elective courses required within the Communication major. This course offers an overview of the historical, theoretical, and practical elements of American talk media from the dawn of broadcasting to today. Beginning with early US radio, the class considers the ways in which economics, politics, technology, and culture have shaped American public discourse. The course concludes by giving students an opportunity to produce their own podcast, teaching skills that will allow them to not only create professional content, but also to understand better the communication history and theory they have studied throughout the semester.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): David Pakman

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Satisfies one of three elective courses required within the Communication major.


Last Updated: 02-May-17