Academic Calendar - 2020

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2020
Western Main Campus

Political Science 2143A/B

POLITICS AND MEDIA IN A POST-TRUTH ERA


This course is designed to introduce students to the complex relationship between politics and media in different political systems. It explores how media systems operate and how they influence politics. Topics range from ownership structures (who owns the media and why it matters), to elections, infotainment, social media, and propaganda.

Antirequisite(s): Political Science 2190 if taken in 2016-17.

Extra Information: 2 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY A i  
Subject Code: POLISCI