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CMS2020 Electronic Media: Histories, Industries, Users

Short Description: Electronic Media:Hist,Ind,User
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1
ASCED code : 100799 - Communication and Media Studie
Grading basis : Graded

Other Requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.


This course surveys the development of electronic media from the earliest days of radio through to social media and platforms of today. The course highlights the connections between these media forms and explores the roles of innovators, regulators, industries, programming, audiences and users. This course will facilitate knowledge of the history of broadcasting, and the development of industries and economies around audiences and users. A variety of scholarly approaches to theorising electronic media will enhance students' ability to analyse and discuss media both historical and contemporary.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Date printed 11 February 2022