Break down mass communication media practices in Australia and Europe. Immerse yourself in long-standing communication research traditions.Piece together the fragmented state of mass communication media and highlight the diversity of audiences
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This subject is a postgraduate level introduction to the interdisciplinary practice of Communication Studies. It identifies key features of communication as a field of study: forms of communication; theories and histories of mass communications media; the diverse and evolving field of Australian mass media communications; and media communications issues in 21st century public policy and politics. The subject identifies key communication research traditions and examines their characteristic concepts, themes and issues. Introducing Communication Studies familiarises students with a range of social and cultural issues related to creative and communications industries and technologies.