POLS 3160 Politics and the Media
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as POL 75.8.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Influence of the media on politics. Topics include the organization of the media, the news function, investigative journalism, campaign advertisements, ethical doctrines, First Amendment issues, and political and editorial policy.
Prerequisite: Core Studies 3 or Core Curriculum 1230 or Political Science 1001 or 1002 or 1003 or 1004 or 1005 or 1006, or English 1010 or equivalent, or permission of department.