NYU Steinhardt

Media Policy and Regulation

  • Course Number: MCC-GE 2120
  • Hours: 40
  • Units: 4
  • Description: This course provides an introduction to key debates of media policy & regulation, from telecommunications policy & news & entertainment media to Internet policy, framing them in relation to democratic theory & ethical concerns. The course traces the history of media policy through the development of radio, television, Internet & telecommunications policy, & digital media, with examinations of how media policy gets created & shaped in & outside Washington, D.C., media activism, & the central role played by these policies in structuring the kinds of media that we consume.
  • Old Course Number: E58.2120