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CO 231 - Media Institutions
Offered By Fairfield University - 3 credits
Instructor: David Gudelunas  
Instructor Email: UCAdvise@fairfield.edu
Date Range:
Summer 2010
From June 2, 2010 To July 16, 2010
Course Level: Undergraduate
Cost:   $1,575.00
Course Type: Credit
Add'l Out-of-State Cost:   $0.00
Course Delivery: Online
Add'l Fees:   $25.00
Per Semester Fee:   None
Registration Deadline: 6/2/2010
Late Registration Fee:   None

Description: The course concentrates on the economic, political, and legal environment of US mass media. Issues include examination of individual media industries, the economic structure of US media markets, media watchdogs, advocacy organizations, and media users' forms of collective action. The course's content is approached through an institutional analysis perspective, intended to facilitate students' understanding of institutions as dynamic points of confluence for organizations, norms, and individual agents. As part of the course's requirements, students conduct a research project exploring recent developments and/or decision-making processes within one of the major media institutions covered during the semester.

Prerequisites: CO 130

Additional Info: internet access required

Registration Info: To register, please call (203) 254-4288 or online with a credit card.


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