Media Analysis for Politics and Policy in a Digital Age
- Lecture/Discussion: 3
Offers students the means to analyze both conventional and digital media, and understand their impact on the political system and voter behaviour. Using particular political controversies as a focus, the course traces the different narratives of contemporary political discourse offered by conventional and social media (e.g.,Tweeting, Facebook and other forms of online public sentiment). It also offers insights into ways that social media has changed the media footprint of organizations, issues and politicians.
- Registration status: Year 4 Honours Political Science or permission of the department.