Media and Democracy

VMS 563

Examines the relationship between mass media and democracy in the United States, other developed democracies, and societies in transition. Seeks to explain how the media cover politics and public policy, examining the nature of media institutions, the economics of news production and consumption, and the strategic interplay of politicians, journalists, editors, and other actors who influence the content of news.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • PUBPOL 674
Typically Offered