Summer Courses 2012





Introduction to Political Communication

Term: 
Summer 2013
Online: 
No
Subject Area: 
COMMUNICATIONS (COMM)
Course Number: 
COMM 226 910
Schedule: 
Monday 2:40pm-4:15pm
Schedule: 
Tuesday 2:40pm-4:15pm
Schedule: 
Wednesday 2:40pm-4:15pm
Schedule: 
Thursday 2:40pm-4:15pm
Day(s): 
Monday
Day(s): 
Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
Instructor: 

FALLIS, TIMOTHY W

Primary Program: 
School of Arts and Sciences
Course Description: 

This course is an introduction to the field of political communication, conceptual approaches to analyzing communication in various forms, including advertising, speech making, campaign debates, and candidates' and office-holders' uses of news. The focus of this course is on the interplay in the U.S. between television and politics. The course includes a history of televised campaign practices from the 1952 presidential contest through the election of 2008.

Syllabus: 

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