MSJ 240

Course Code: MSJ 240
Course Name:
Mass Communication
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Detailed Syllabus:

This course offers an understanding on the nature, functions and uses of mass communication in society. It includes the study of mass media audiences, mass media feedback system, impact of mass media, media and ethics, media access and pressure groups, media and politics, media and government, media and religion, media and women, media and business, mass media and culture, violence and media. It will conclude with a consideration of the media as the new public sphere. The course also provides students with solid background in mass communication theory in order for them to carry out research work in the field of mass media.