Media, Information and Technoculture 3219F/G – Media Convergence

This course examines various forms of media convergence (industrial, regulatory, technological, and cultural) and how interaction between television and digital media can alter sociocultural understandings of mass media industries and technologies. In addition, it examines the evolution of a formerly passive audience into active ‘produsers’ and investigates the democratizing potential of interactive and user-generated media. Antirequisite(s): MIT 3404F if taken in 2009-10, 2010-11 or 2011-12. Prerequisite(s): Corequisite(s): Pre-or Corequisite(s): Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course. back to top

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