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Theory in Journalism and Mass Communications
This survey course introduces students to theoretical perspectives in mass communications and journalism, and enables students to situate their work as journalists within a broader perspective of research and theory. Through readings, lectures and discussion, students are introduced to the works of communications theorists with special consideration of the application of their ideas to the purpose, impact and challenges of Canadian journalism.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Mentioned in the Following Calendar Pages
*List may not include courses that are on a common table shared between programs.
- Journalism Core Elective Table II
- Minor in News Studies
- Minor in Public Relations
- NNS 402 - Theory in Journalism and Mass Communication
- RTA 903 - News and Current Affairs Theory