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NPF 549

History of Photojournalism

This course focuses on the production of press photographs, the work of the picture editor, the process of selection, the sequencing of photographs and creation of a visual story on the page as well as modes of dissemination. Using a historical approach, the course analyzes technical, cultural, sociological, economic, political and aesthetic aspects of press photographs, emphasizing the notion of indexicality and how the visual syntax of photographs influences the publication and reception of news.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1


MPC 201 or student in Image Arts





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