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POL 299M Challenge Seminar: Politics and the Media

Course Description
Media plays an increasing role in informing our political opinions. The class will analyze the growth of the media industry, laws governing access and free speech, political campaigns, polling, and ideology. How the Presidency, Congress, the courts, state and local governments use media will be considered. The continuem of media as a corporate entity to grassroots media activism will be explored.


3 credits