Course Description

MIT 3219F-001 (Fall 2021)   Media Convergence

Instructor: M. Brooks

Course Description
This course examines various forms of media convergence (industrial, regulatory, technological, and cultural) and how interaction between television and digital media can alter sociocultural understandings of mass media industries and technologies. In addition, it examines the evolution of a formerly passive audience into active 'produsers' and investigates the democratizing potential of interactive and user-generated media.

Antirequisites: MIT 3404F if taken in 2009-10, 2010-11 or 2011-12.

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.