Get informed about mass media’s modern print, television and online forms. Chart the changing role of news and entertainment in the digital age. Watch how institutions impact production and control. Pick apart how consumers engage with various formats.
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Contemporary media is a vital and pervasive presence in many aspects of our lives, both personal and professional. This subject explores the ways in which 21st century media 'engages' our attention through a variety of texts and communicative modes. It also focuses on the ways in which we, as users, consumers and producers, engage with the media. We will explore how our relation to media is impacted by the institutions and processes involved in its production.
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