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Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

MDST 3680 - The News Media

This course is a real time snapshot of the news media; how it operates, where it succeeds, where it fails, and why. We will examine ways to better evaluate the news. What is the mainstream media today? Is it worth your trust and why? Why is Fake News successful? Has the digital revolution, and social media, helped or harmed the quality of news reporting? What’s disturbing about a President and White House intent on denying basic facts?

Credits: 3