Comparative Media Systems: Censorship, Social Movements and Alternative Media
The course will explore concepts of media censorship, cultural & political anxieties & instability, & social movement media, primarily in the United States & France. It will center on understanding how cultural hegemony is attained, but how established norms are subverted & challenged, particularly along political & cultural fronts. Examples will be drawn from the contemporary United States, France & other countries, including global social justice movements. A variety of media formats will be reviewed, from film & print media, to social media, to protest & occupation.
- Old Course Number: E58.2371