News and Current Affairs - MAS203
This unit provides a critical analysis of news and current affairs across different media forms. Topics covered include: news values; narrative; the Fourth Estate; the doctrine of objectivity; the public sphere; tabloid media; and moral panics. An additional emphasis is on the roles of different media technologies in the global news environment and their possible uses in the future shaping of news and current affairs.
S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day
MQC2 Day - Macquarie City Campus Study Period 2, Undergraduate, Day, July to October
|Staff Contact(s):||Dr John Scannell|
Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies
Faculty of Arts
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