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INTL 4429 Globalization and the Media (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This class examines the cultural impact of globalization on the traditional centers and peripheries of media production. The course will cover topics such as the shifting definitions of cultural imperialism; the role of the United Nations in regulating cultural products; the latest transnational media mergers; the strategies of global television programmers such as CNN, MTV, or Discovery; the increasing commercialization of media systems around the world; and the role of media in relation to war and terrorism. This writing-intensive seminar is open to juniors and seniors.


Instructor(s): Matt Sienkiewicz and Marcus Breen

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: COMM4429

Comments: Satisfies one of two writing intensive courses required within the Communication major


Last Updated: 27-Apr-16