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USSC6920: US Media: Politics, Culture, Technology

This unit will focus on media coverage of political campaigns and politics in America. It will look at the role of the media in American society in shaping debates and also the power of the American media globally. The impact of the internet on American journalism will be discussed as will the future of the media.

Code USSC6920
Academic unit United States Studies Centre
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate a nuanced understanding of the complex interplay between American politics and the American media
  • LO2. draw on historical and cultural theories to critique and analyse various forms of American media
  • LO3. engage critically with an interdisciplinary method of study
  • LO4. communicate effectively through written and spoken modes of analysis.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.