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Mark Crispin Miller

Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication

Media, Culture, and Communication

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Research interests include: modern propaganda, history and tactics of advertising, American film, and media ownership. Books include Boxed In: The Culture of TV; Seeing Through Movies, ed.; Mad Scientists: The Secret History of Modern Propaganda; Spectacle: Operation Desert Storm and the Triumph of Illusion; and The Bush Dyslexicon. His newest book is Cruel and Unusual: Bush/Cheney's New World Order.

Selected Publications

  • Boxed In: The Culture of TV
  • Mad Scientists: The Secret History of Modern Propaganda
  • The Bush Dyslexicon

Programs

Media, Culture, and Communication

Our media studies programs train agile researchers of a shifting media landscape. Learn to analyze media and technology in its cultural, social, and global contexts.

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Courses

Advertising and Consumer Society

This course will examine the emergence of advertising as a form of communication, its influence upon other forms of mediated communication and its impact upon culture and society.
Course #
MCC-UE 9015
Credits
4
Department

Mass Persuasion and Propaganda

This course presents a critical analysis of the development, principles, strategies, media, techniques, and effects of propaganda campaigns from ancient civilizations to modern technological society. The course focuses on propaganda in the context of government, religion, revolution, war, politics, and advertising, and explores implications for the future of propaganda in the cybernetic age.
Course #
MCC-UE 1014
Credits
4
Department
Media, Culture, and Communication