Course Description

MIT 3222B-001 (Winter 2022)   Radio and Television as Entertainment Media

Instructor: T. Sukhan

Course Description
Traces the development of the idea of "entertainment" in commercial radio and television, and situates the institutions of broadcast entertainment within wider debates around leisure, popular taste and culture. Theoretical and historical approaches to radio and television will be introduced.

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.