MPPR-780 Media, Politics, and Truth in a Digital World
This course examines the evolving world of new media and how the online world is impacting our offline lives and professions. With a specific focus on technology's impact on both "mainstream media" and the political world, this course will survey emerging and existing technologies ranging from blogs, wikis, and games like Second Life to broadband, Google, and social networking. It will include specific new media case studies, hands-on participation, and an introduction to effective online communication and internet strategies.
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