Classroom Clips

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


Final Exam

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

Book Review Assignment

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