Course Description


MIT 289F (Fall 2006)   Social Movements and Media

Instructor: N. Dyer-Witheford

Course Description
Radical social movements have always challenged the established media order and opened new channels to circulate marginalized ideas. This course examines the history of such practice, from the pamphlets of anti-slavery activists, to the televisual tactics of “new social movements”, and the importance of the Internet in today’s global justice campaigns.

Prerequisites: Registration in the second year of a program/module in Media, Information and Technoculture or permission of the Faculty.

Antirequisites: MPI 289F/G

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course

CROSS-LISTED WITH MPI 289F



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