Course Description


MIT 302G (Winter 2008)   Information in the Public Sphere

Instructor: J. Compton

Course Description
This course addresses a variety of issues pertaining to a public sphere for free and democratic flows of information. How do information circuits influence the production, organization, and dissemination of information, whether print, digital, electronic, audio or visual? How do such circuits configure public access, knowledge production, and cultural representations?

Course Outline for MIT 302G (Winter 2008)
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Prerequisites: Four of MIT 201F/G, MIT 202F/G, MIT 203a/b, MIT 204F/G, or Writing 121F/G

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course

RESTRICTED TO YRS 3 & 4 STUDENTS IN FIMS HONS SPECIALIZATION MODULES IN MIT AND MPI. THIS COURSE PROHIBITS THE USE OF LAPTOPS AND OTHER ELECTRONIC DEVICES DURING LECTURES. THESE WILL BE PERMITTED ONLY UPON THE SUBMISSION OF APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTATION.



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