Global Media Issues (COMM7543)

Level: 
7
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
Yes
Aim: 
To enable the students to understand, interpret and analyse contemporary issues affecting and involving the global media. This course provides a thematically organised, critical exploration of global political, economic, social and technological issues and interrogates the mediation of these events and issues by global actors. In a rapidly changing, media saturated world Global Media Issues provides a thoughtful and reflective examination of these processes of change, development and mediation.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Pre-requisites: (COMM5537 or COMM5544) and COMM6540.
Topics include: 

International freedom of information Comparative international journalism
The media and global social issues (global protest, human rights, the environment, international development) Global security and the media (war and conflict reporting, terrorism, censorship)
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 5151

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
26 Jul 18 - 27 Sep 18 LectureThursday11:30 - 13:30 Mt Albert (112-4001)
Thursday13:30 - 15:30 Mt Albert (112-4001)
18 Oct 18 - 1 Nov 18 LectureThursday11:30 - 13:30 Mt Albert (112-4001)
Thursday13:30 - 15:30 Mt Albert (112-4001)

Class: 5420

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
25 Jul 17 - 26 Sep 17 LectureTuesday08:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (115-2005)
Tuesday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (115-1023)
17 Oct 17 - 31 Oct 17 LectureTuesday08:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (115-2005)
Tuesday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (115-1023)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Creative Enterprise, Bachelor of Communication (Event Management), Bachelor of Communication (Media Studies), Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations), Graduate Diploma in Creative Enterprise.

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