HIGHER EDU & NEWS MEDIA

EDUC 385S

Analysis of content and methods of media coverage of major issues in higher education. Ways institutions try to shape (and respond to) media coverage. Includes a review of the history and distinctive characteristics of American higher education. Focus on a number of issues including finance, athletics, town-gown relations, academic freedom and political correctness, student culture, conflict of interest, rankings, scandals, globalization, and the impact of changing information technology. Instructor: Burness

Day / Time: 

Th 03:05 PM-05:35 PM

Location: 

Rubenstein 149

Instructor: 

Burness, John

Section: 

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