COMM 432 - Foreign 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 course investigates coverage of foreign news as a reflection of the structure and function of media systems. What factors influence media decisions on event coverage? What criteria do the media use for deciding which to report? How successfully do the media make foreign news relevant to American audiences? What special problems do foreign correspondents face?

COMM 432 - Foreign News Coverage
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
3Jr or Sr
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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Coursepack Location:
Dollar Bill
Reprint of Hedrick Smith, ed., The Media and the Gulf War: The Press and Democracy in Wartime (Arlington, Va.: Seven Locks Press, 1992), available at Dollar Bill.
ISBN: 9781118809044
The world news prism digital, social and interactive, Author: Hachten, William A., Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell 2016
ISBN: http://catalo
The first casualty : the war correspondent as hero and myth-maker from the Crimea to Kosovo, Author: Knightley, Phillip., Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press 2002
ISBN: 9780826220615
Capturing the news : three decades of reporting crisis and conflict, Author: Collings, Anthony,
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