Course Description

MIT 3100G (Winter 2010)   Information in The Public Sphere

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?

This course prohibits the use of laptops and other electronic devices during lectures. These will be permitted only upon the submission of appropriate documentation.

This course is no longer active. Please contact FIMS Undergraduate Student Services,, for more information.