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CMST& 102 Introduction to Mass Media • 5 Cr.

Description:

Examines the operation and impact of American media. Students analyze media influence on society and the relationships among media, audience, and government. Current events and issues are discussed.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Analyze the impact of media messages on American culture, values, and political process.

  • Describe the historical and economic forces that shaped and continue to shape mass media.

  • Explain the significance of the First Amendment and explain its relevance to current affairs.

  • Compare and contrast American commercial media system with non-commercial media in the United States and other countries.

  • Analyze how content is shaped by the nature of particular media.

  • Apply media effectively to communicate with a particular audience.

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000