Lecture, three hours. Research in political communication often focuses on news coverage. Our ideas about world around us do not just come from news content, however--we are affected by wide range of entertainment media as well. Consideration of how changes in media technology have increasingly broken down division between news and entertainment. Review of work on impacts that entertainment-focused media--including television shows, movies, and music--have on political preferences. Letter grading.

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Instructor
Stuart Soroka
Previously taught
23W
Formerly offered as
COMM ST 174

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