As best I could, I've recreated here a listing of all of the various audio/visual clips we've observed in class during the semester, all of which are available to you for use on your final exam. There are instructions for how to cite these media sources in the Chicago Manual of Style, available through the Whittemore Library. The … Continue reading Classroom Clips
The overriding theme of the course has been the political economy of communications, that is, the underlying structures that govern how communications works in the United States. How have various historians addressed issues of the political economy of communications and how it has developed and changed since the eighteenth century? You may use the following … Continue reading Final Exam
For the review, you should select one of the following two books: Jeff Jarvis, What Would Google Do? (New York: HarperCollins, 2009) Siva Vaidhyanathan, The Googlization of Everything (And Why We Should Worry) (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012) Your assignment will be to consider your selected book as history for a review of approximately 800-1,000 words. Each book … Continue reading Book Review Assignment
Rather than write a separate post about Citizen Kane, your assignment for this week is to participate in a discussion about the film in the comments of a main post. Here are the ground rules: Each student is expected to contribute at least twice to the conversation. That is the minimum requirement, so feel free … Continue reading Citizen Kane Thread
Below is the list of materials that we viewed on our trip this week. For newspapers, I did not always have a citation for the exact issue that the staff pulled from the stacks, but this will give you the rest of the information. The Maryland journal, and the Baltimore advertiser. Baltimore, 1773-1794. (Volume for 1777-1778) … Continue reading AAS Materials
Early to bed and early to rise means you have more time to listen to a podcast and get extra credit.
I asked you to introduce yourselves, so it's only fair that I reciprocate.
Welcome to the course!