TVRA 1165 Introduction to Mass Media
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as TVR 6.5.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Survey of the history, industry practices, and controversies involved in the media of mass communication. Mainstream mass media of books, newspapers, magazines, film, radio, recordings, television, and the Internet. Analysis of news, entertainment, advertising, and public strategies, as well as media impact, legal issues, and ethics.