COMM 432 - Foreign News Coverage
Winter 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Communication and Media (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication and Media
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Details

Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
COMM 261 strongly recommended.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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Description

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?

Required Texts:

The world news prism: digital, social and interactive, Author: Hachten, William A. and Scotton, James F. ISBN: 9781118809020

Capturing the news: three decades of reporting crisis and conflict, Author: Collings, Anthony. ISBN: 9780826220615

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: 0156311305

Reprint of Hedrick Smith, ed., The Media and the Gulf War: The press and Democracy in Wartime (Arlington, VA.: Seven Locks Press, 1992)

Schedule

COMM 432 - Foreign News Coverage
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 In Person
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM

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