Understanding Media and Communications
Institution code: MECM90039
Teaching period: Semester 1/2019
Role: Lecturer & Tutor
Week 1: Introduction to 'Understanding Media'
Week 2: Media and the Public Sphere
Week 3: The 'active' audience
Week 4: Convergence and networked media
Week 5: Global networks and meme culture
Week 6: Social Media and Participatory Politics
Week 7: Networked media, connectivity and belonging
Week 8: Distribution, the cultural intermediary and listening practices
Week 9: The networked flow of news media
Week 10: News Satire, Fake News and News 'Memory'
Week 11: Approaches to Global Media Studies
Week 12: Course revision