2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


JOUR 20003 Diversity and the Media

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in JOUR 10113 and either JOUR 10103 or JOUR 10203. This course explores the historical, economic, legal, political and social implications of the relationship between marginalized groups and the mass media. The class will explore how the media help in constructing notions of social reality. The primary focus of this class is on media representations of marginalized groups in the United States.