The course is designed to heighten the students' appreciation of the shifts in current media and their consequences.
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. Note that the course topics mentioned below are subject to change depending on the guest lecturer's schedule.
Handouts, DVDs and others
Will be introduced in class
Students are expected to improve their critical-thinking skills and ACTIVELY participate in class discussions.
Class attendance and participation in class assignments. Weekly reaction paper.
１．Changing media worlds－Introduction ２．Current trends in documentary programs (Amano) ３．Current trends in sports programming (Hamawaki) ４．Changes in journalism (Susan Bigelow) ５．Current trends in corporate public relations (Fukunaga) ６．Current trends in international news coverage (Nagao) ７．Mediated sports coverage and culture (Morita) ８．Foreign news coverage by the foreign press corps (Suvendrini Kakuchi) ９．Current trends in the magazine industry (Ono) 10．All You Wanted to Know about Television (Hiyoshi) 11．BBC Worldwide and the media business (Waza) 12．Global news services (Furukawa) 13．Current trends in the advertising industry (Kannan) 14．Wrap-up (Krakower) 15．Wrap-up (Krakower)
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