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2013-2014
POLSC 146 Media and Politics
3 hours

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This course examines the impact of the contemporary mass media on politics in the United States, focusing most directly on the effect of news gathering and reporting practices on political processes and institutions, and on the responses of political actors to those journalistic norms. Questions about the nature of democracy in a media society will arise and be addressed over the course of the semester.

Prerequisite(s): POLSC 001 United States Government and Politics.