Course Description

MIT 3100G-001 (Winter 2016)   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?

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

Course Outline for MIT 3100G-001 (Winter 2016)
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Prerequisites: At least 65% in each of MIT 1200F/G, 1500F/G and 1700F/G

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course