Survey and analysis of newspapers, books, magazines, radio, television, popular music, movies, advertising, public relations, Internet and new digital technologies. Learn about the history, structure and function, as well as the rights, responsibilities and influence of media in American society.
Students will develop media literacy skills to critically think about the role media play in the culture, gain a greater sensitivity to the impact of the spoken and written word and world of visual images, and acquire strategies that help engage and empower citizens in a participatory global digital world.
J100 is available for GE Lifelong Learning requirement
Overall Learning Goal: To become media literate consumers and content creators who can critically analyze, question and challenge the images and messages you see, hear, read and create in the media culture.