COMM 431 - Supreme Court News Coverage
Section: 001
Term: WN 2019
Subject: Communication Studies (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication and Media
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of department.
Advisory Prerequisites:
COMM 261 strongly recommended.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This seminar evaluates media coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court in the context of long-range factors affecting the ability of news media to function in a democracy, examining the scope and content of print, broadcast, and new-media news reporting on major cases before the court. In addition to gaining a broad overview of media coverage of current and recent cases, each student is expected to select one case from the current or past court term and study its media coverage in detail.

COMM 431 - Supreme Court News Coverage
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
1Jr or Sr
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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Coursepack Location:
Dollar Bill
Coursepack B: This includes fourteen items: one article by Linda Greenhouse, one book chapter by Tony Mauro, and twelve documents that make up a case study of media coverage of the Communications Decency Act. The cover says "COMM 431:001, 002 . COURSEPACK B: SUPREME COURT." Inside on the first page is the beginning of the article by Linda Greenhouse: ?Telling the Court?s Story: Justice and Journalism at the Supreme Court,? Yale Law Journal. Coursepack C: This is a reprint of the book, The Supreme Court and the News Media, by David Grey, originally published by Northwestern University Press. The cover says "COMM 431: 001, 002. COURSEPACK C: THE SUPREME COURT AND THE NEWS MEDIA. 2. Assorted news clippings to be distributed
ISBN: 9780743274029
The brethren : inside the supreme court, Author: Woodward, Bob., Publisher: Simon & Schuster 2005
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