Key Issues and Approaches to Media Studies Mod 1 Unit 2
This module introduces a variety of influential, competing ways of thinking about the media within the broad area of social science research, but drawing also on other disciplines. On completing this module, you will be able to identify and critically evaluate the major different theoretical approaches to the media and how these approaches relate to broader theories of society.
This unit looks at the relationship between media research and social science, focusing in particular on the early days of media research in the U.K. and in the U.S.A.
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