Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Mass Culture and Mass Media I: Journalism and Mass Communication
SOCI 3076 Mass Culture and Mass Media I: Journalism and Mass Communication
Prerequisites:SOCI 1015 or SOCI 1016
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:Traditions in journalism and characteristics of the work of gathering and disseminating news and feature stories for use in the mass media are examined. Topics covered include media needs, the reception of information from channels of communication, contemporary trends in the collection, creation and distribution of information, journalistic values and the functions and forms of the mass media.