TELEVISION AND SOCIETY
Session
Academic Term
Class Number
24914
Career
Undergraduate
Dates
1/19/2021 - 4/23/2021
Units
3 units
Grading
LG/SNC Elective Basis
Description
This course explores the relationship between television and society. It familiarizes students with the history of the broadcast industry along with related legal, political, and economic issues. The course focuses on analyzing various television programs as constitutive of and constituted by social relations (class, gender, and race).
Enrollment Requirements
PREQ: (COMMRC 0320 or COMM 0102) and [ENGCMP 0200 or(ENGCMP 0203 or 0205 or 0207 or 0208 or 0250 or FP 0003 or 0006 or ENGCMP 0004 or 0006 or 0020 or ENG 0102)]
Class Attributes
Children's Literature
Class Notes
This class examines the social, political, and economic impact of television on U.S. society. Topics covered typically include the history and industrial structure of U.S. television, methods for analyzing television texts, audience analysis, news media, and media reform movements and activism. The planned operational modality for this class is REMOTE. For more information please visit http://www.provost.pitt.edu/students/student-success-flexpitt/flex-pitt-guarded-risk-posture-all-students-remote/
Class Details
Instructor(s)
Brent Malin
Meets
TuTh 11:05AM - 12:20PM
Meeting Dates
01/19/2021 - 04/23/2021
Room
WEB Based Class
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Location
Pittsburgh Campus
Components
Lecture Required
Textbooks/Materials
Textbooks to be determined
Class Availability
Status
Closed
Seats Taken
35
Seats Open
0
Class Capacity
35
Unrestricted Seats
0
Restricted Seats
0
Wait List Total
0
Wait List Capacity
20