154.314 Independent Media in the Information Age (15 credits)

This course critically evaluates the rise of independent media in the context of the information age, where ‘communication’ is increasingly central to the exercise of social and political power. The course sets a theoretical context for understanding contemporary ‘mainstream’ and ‘independent’ media, then explores a range of independent media forms and practices that seek to generate alternative points of view.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s): Any 200-level Media Studies course
    General Prerequisite: At least 45 credits from 200 level.

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Year Semester Mode Location
2019 Semester One full semester Internal Wellington Campus
2019 Semester One full semester Internal Auckland Campus
2020 Semester One full semester Internal Wellington Campus

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