CI 730 Seminar in Mass Media and Public Policy

The role of mass communications media in making public policy and the effects of public policies on the mass media. One subject area will be investigated each semester; typical topics are (1) political campaign communications; (2) censorship; (3) controversial public issues; (4) rights; (5) international and world agreements. May be repeated to a maximum of six credits under a different subtitle.
Prerequisites: CI 630 and graduate standing in communication or consent of instructor.
Credits: 3