(LO1) Students will have understanding of economic theories of news production and the relationship of media and communication with a neoliberal, capitalist system.
(LO2) Students will have understanding of economic media production contexts and their bearing on offline and online media discourses and, by extension, political culture and public opinion.
(LO3) Students will have understanding of current trends and developments in media technology, business logics, and media use, and their implications for democratic politics.
(LO4) Students will have understanding of approaches to studying citizens’ media use and its effects on political knowledge, attitudes, and participation.
(S1) Critical thinking and problem solving - Critical analysis.
(S2) Critical thinking and problem solving - Evaluation
(S3) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Influencing skills – argumentation.
(S4) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Academic writing (including referencing skills).
(S5) Research skills - Awareness of /commitment to academic integrity.
(S6) Global citizenship - Relevant economic/political understanding.