Sep 26, 2023  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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COMM 5400 - Media Today and Tomorrow


A retrospective of media introduces students to the changing landscape of media and how it is being redefined and traversed by business professionals, non-profits and average citizens. Students learn how to be good sources for positive public information and how to create their own understandable media messages. Message development and delivery are emphasized. Students also explore the future of media and the impact on society.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge about the breadth of the definition of media and who constitutes media in the early 21st Century.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate techniques on how a person can relate directly with the news media and reporters
  • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of current and emerging social media and the demographics of each.
  • Students will be able to exhibit techniques of how to communicate with the general public without going through reporters and mainstream media.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of how to differentiate between factual news, opinions, analysis and “fake news.”



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