This course is a collection of lectures and workshops by professionals in the media who will discuss about current trends and changes taking place in the media world. The course is designed to heighten the students' appreciation of the shifts in modern media and their consequences.
@You will be expected to write a summary and analysis of each lecture within a week after each presentation, and one final paper at the end of the semester.
@Handouts will be distributed in class
@Will be announced in class
@Students are expected to attend ALL classes, be active participants in class discussions, and hand in their weekly papers (points will be marked off for late papers).
(subject to change) Changing media worldsIntroduction(Krakower) Mediated sports and culture (Morita) ABC news (Craft) Newsweek (Sai) Media and war coverageiMurakamij Broadcast media (Hiyoshi) Media and language (Koide) Educational programming (Nakai) Media and culture (Wilson) Independent film industry (Imoto) Corporate public relations Fukunaga) Marketing and branding (Ueyama)