COMM 350: Mass Communication and Public Policy

The University Catalog is the authoritative source for information on courses. The Schedule of Classes is the authoritative source for information on classes scheduled for this semester. See the Schedule for the most up-to-date information and see Patriot web to register for classes.

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Investigates how matters of public importance are communicated via various mass communication channels. Emphasizes regulations to minimize influence of mass media on public decision-making, and media manipulation by pressure groups, politicians, and media gatekeepers. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: COMM 202, 255, or 302, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.