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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

POL 405 - Mass Media and Public Opinion


A study of the formation of public opinion and how it affects and is affected by the mass media. Critical examination of the media and politics focusing on such subjects as the media and the public interest, problems of objectivity, what the news does not cover, and government regulation of the media.

Prerequisite: 3 credits in Politcal Science or instuctor permission.
Offered: Not on a regular basis
Credit: 3