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 industry who will discuss about current trends and changes that are taking place in the media world. Note that each class topic mentioned below will be subject to change. The finalized topics and their order of presentation will be handed out on the first day of class according to 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 using social media (Ichikawa) ３．Current trends in the film content industry (Tanikawa) ４．Current trends in the film industry (Yamasaki) ５．Current trends in corporate public relations (Fukunaga) ６．Current trends in international news coverage (Nagao) ７．Mediated sports coverage and global culture (Morita) ８．News coverage by the foreign press corps (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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