Contemporary Issues in Media Policy (DMC)

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Contemporary Issues in Media Policy (DMC)

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Media Studies, Public Policy Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Not applicable - Portfolio not required.

    An examination and analysis of the media policy issues and dilemmas which are currently being debated – from privacy, censorship, press regulation and the BBC’s future to convergence, media ownership, net neutrality, and the policy implications of digital and social media – which will shape media industries and media output over the coming years in the UK and around the world.

    Assessment: Essay (40%), In-Class Participation (10%), Essay (50%)

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