The Role of Media
What is the media? What does it do? Students examine the types and roles of the media by taking on the role of newsmaker and agenda setter.
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Students will be able to...
- Analyze the role of mass media in monitoring and influencing government and the public sphere.
- Explain the impact of the media on monitoring and influencing government and the public sphere.
- Analyze media communications for bias.
- Recognize the media acting in its roles as gatekeeper, agenda-setter, and watchdog.