Introduction to Mass Communications


Basic survey that examines the many different mass media, including newspaper, magazine, radio, television, motion picture, book publishing, and the recording industries. Examines such areas as advertising in commercial media, photography and photojournalism, mass media, networks, syndicates, cable, satellite communications, legal issues in the working press, regulatory control of the mass media, the audience, and the effects of mass communication. Includes a glossary of media terms. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Fall Only.