Course Description


MIT 343A (Fall 2005)   Introduction to Broadcast Radio

Instructor: J. Compton

Course Description
The course introduces students to the history, theory and practice of radio. Students consider the political, economic and technological developments contributing to the establishment of radio as a form of popular culture. The cultural importance of radio is examined, as are theoretical debates about the democratic potential of the medium. After consideration around theoretical issues of radio production and consumption, the course turns to applications of these perspectives.

Prerequisites: Registration in the third or fourth year of an MIT program, or permission of the Faculty.

2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours, 0.5 course

RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS IN FIMS. MTP STUDENTS ENROLLED IN BROADCASTING-RADIO WILL BE RESTRICTED FROM THIS COURSE.



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