MSS 220H - (UC) Honors U.S. Media History
(3 cr.) This honors course is a survey of media history. Students observe how media industries have developed and changed over the years and study the relationships between various industries. The historical, political, economic and social contexts in which media have operated also are discussed. Particular attention is given to major events in media history, and how those events have shaped the contemporary media. Finally, students are introduced to archival research and have the opportunity to examine historical artifacts, including photographs, newspapers, magazines, books, newsreels, movies, records, tapes, etc. Honors students only. Every Year, All

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