NYU Steinhardt

Race and Media

  • Course Number: MCC-GE 2025
  • Hours: 40
  • Units: 4
  • Description: This course focuses on the ways that media have shaped public discourse about race & racism both within & beyond the confines of the United States. The course considers a variety of media - television sitcoms & drama, television & print news, film, popular music, the internet & others - for the purpose of investigating how media have & continue to variably influence the public’s “racial agenda,” & the general content, tone & tenor of racial conversation in the public sphere.
  • Old Course Number: E58.2025