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Understanding Media and Communications

Yangon, 2016

 

 

Institution code: MECM90039

 

Teaching period: Semester 1/2019

 

Role: Lecturer & Tutor

 

 

Syllabus:
 

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