JOURN 100 - Beat The Press: Questioning The Media

Overview

Course Title

Beat The Press: Questioning The Media

Department(s)

Description

An introduction to the U.S. journalism industry, analyzing the American press’s strengths and shortcomings from historical and contemporary perspectives. Topics include the First Amendment and free speech, the evolution of media in the United States, the business of journalism, objectivity and bias, legal controversies, journalistic ethics, and the industry’s future

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule