This course is an overview to studying media content, producers, and audiences. This empirical andcritical overview maps the current state of mass communication and media studies research through boththeoretical and applied pieces. Specifically it provides the foundations to entering a conversation on mediastudies, the methodology and theory behind producer studies, various theoretical approaches to textualanalysis, and approaching audience and reception studies.
Walus, Scott, "Media Criticism" (2019). Syllabi. 27.