This subject provides you with theories and approaches to critically assess the relationship between mass and popular media and society. You will study and research how media represents our world, shapes our experiences, and exercises power in society. The subject gives special attention to how news is selected, produced, and disseminated. To develop your personal and professional understanding of mass and popular media, the subject considers many different examples and offers many opportunities to lead discussions with classmates. You will also produce a video essay based upon an interview and research.
|Faculty||Faculty of Society & Design|
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the role that media plays in society. 2. Apply theory to critically assess mass and popular media representations of society. 3. Construct clear, evidence-based arguments. 4. Produce a video essay on a current media issue.
|Withdraw – Financial?||09/10/2021|
|Withdraw – Academic?||30/10/2021|
|Withdraw – Financial?||12/02/2022|
|Withdraw – Academic?||05/03/2022|