Information, Technology, and Society in Asia 201
"Introduction to Media and Communication"
ITASIA 201 (Lecture/Methods)
This graduate-level introductory course provides an overview of developments and approaches to media and communication studies. The first half of the course is comprised of lectures that aim to demonstrate methodologies and approaches to media analysis. The lectures broadly cover the following four areas: journalism and democracy, mass culture and cultural studies, internet and social media, and globalization and political communication. The second half of the class will introduce approaches to social media and data analytics, including the use of the software application Tableau. All lectures and readings will be in English.