JOUR 220   International Media (3 Hours)

The globalization of media has created a necessity to understand the complex media systems established overseas. These systems exert influence over the cultural, political and economic climate in the world's industrialized nations. Students in this course will learn about the history, interconnectivity, technological innovations and controversies surrounding media systems from a diverse selection of countries. Special emphasis in this course will be placed on the understanding of global journalism. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.