Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

PS 426 The Politics of the News

Explores the role of the news media in political life and the political and economic forces shaping the news. Examines the purposes and functions of mass media in a democracy, the legal and economic structure of the American media, and the journalistic practices and communications strategies that contribute to news coverage of politics. Also offered for graduate-level credit as PS 526 and may be taken only once for credit.


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