Course Description

MIT 3100F-001 (Fall 2020)   Information in The Public Sphere

Instructor: J. Compton

Course Description

This course addresses a variety of issues pertaining to a public sphere for free and democratic flows of information. How do information circuits influence the production, organization, and dissemination of information, whether print, digital, electronic, audio or visual? How do such circuits configure public access, knowledge production, and cultural representations?

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.