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Course TitleTelevision and New Media
CampusSwarthmore
SemesterSpring 2020
Registration IDFMST02501
Credit1
DepartmentFilm and Media Studies
InstructorSimon, Sunka
Times and DaysF 02:00pm-05:00pm
TH 07:00pm-09:00pm
Room LocationKohlberg 226
Course Info

This course introduces students to major trends in critical thought regarding electronic media, including the rise of broadcast television, recent developments in narrowcast or niche programming and distribution, and the relationship among media industries, advertisers, and audiences. Special attention will be given to probing and historicizing the formal concepts of broadcast and digital TV, examining our ongoing cultural adaptation to emerging screen technologies and their attendant narrative and audiovisual forms. Coursework includes weekly blogging, one analytical paper, presentations, and the production of a creative TV-related project. 


Prerequisite:

FMST 001 

Miscellaneous Info

Course Record Number: 27518
Enrollment Limit: 25
Current Enrollment: 3
Distribution: Humanities

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