NYU Steinhardt

Media History of New York

  • Course Number: MCC-UE 1151
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 4
  • Description: New York has played a crucial role in the history of media, & media have placed a crucial role in the history of New York. New York has been represented by media since Henry Hudson wrote his reports to the Dutch. Media institutions have contributed centrally to its economy & social fabric, while media geographies have shaped the experiences of city living. This course explores media representations, institutions, & geographies across time & is organized around the collaborative production of an online guidebook to the media history of New York.
  • Old Course Number: E59.1151