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Civic Communication and Media

CCM 242 (EV) US Public Discourse in the Broadcast Age (1)

Critical and historical examination of communication practices and media through which residents participated in public discourses, particularly to shape US identity and the meaning of citizenship, as well as to define and address national controversies. Surveys the period in which broadcast media (primarily radio and television) governed US rhetoric; attends to the rhetorical features of selected examples of oral, print, and broadcast media.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Examining Values
  • Offering: Annually
  • Instructor: Staff