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MEDIA, POWER, AND CULTURE
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: South Africa - University of Cape Town - 'Univ. of Cape Town'
UC Course SubjectFilm and Media Studies
Communication
Number & Suffix: 111
Full UC Title: MEDIA, POWER, AND CULTURE 
Transcript Title: MEDIA/POWER&CULTURE 
UC QTR Units - Division: 8.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: The course explores key theories which explain the inter-relationships of the media, popular culture, and social power. These range from political economy to cultural and audience studies, and key theories of race, gender, and intersectionality in the media. These are introduced in relation to key contemporary trends such as globalization, global geopolitics, and the rise of networked issues of data surveillance. The course also explores the appropriation of both mass and networked media in everyday life. A set of compulsory workshops build skills in audience research, critical thinking, data analysis, and visualization. Assessment: tutorial assignments and/or tests (20%), two critical essays (50%), final exam (30%). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: MEDIA, POWER, AND CULTURE 
Partner University Department: Film & Media Studies 
Partner University Course Number: FAM2003S