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MAS 201 COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES AND SOCIETY. (3)

MAS 201 COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES AND SOCIETY. (3)

Historical survey of broadcasting, common carrier, and related electronic media technologies, including the Internet. This course focuses on the social, political, and policy dimensions of the adoption and use of communication technologies. Special attention is paid to significant issues in contemporary public policy and practice, such as protection of privacy and personal information, information ownership, free speech, and censorship.