The course examines communication throughout history. It explores the
relationship of communication media and technologies to society and
culture. The course covers the history of different communication media,
such as the printing press, telegraph, radio and television
broadcasting, film and sound recording, and the Internet.
MIT 025a/b, MIT 026a/b, and Computer Science 031a/b, or permission of the Faculty. Registration in the second, third or fourth year of an MIT program.
RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS IN FIMS.