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2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog 
2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOCI 420 - Media and Society

This course is focused on the mass media, including television, film, newspapers, magazines, and radio. A variety of sociological theories is employed to understand the relationship between media texts, production, and consumption. The class examines the relationship between society and the mass media, especially in regard to issues of power. The students analyze the studies of others and perform their own analyses. Offered during alternate years.

Credits: 3