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Communication Studies (COMM)

School of Journalism and Communication
Faculty of Public Affairs

COMM 4305 [0.5 credit]

New Media, New Policies

Major policy issues arising from media convergence, increased competition within the communication industries, new technologies, and globalization. The rationale, structure, nature and goals of regulation and communication policy for 'new media' are considered.
Prerequisites: COMM 3101 and fourth-year Honours standing in Mass Communication, or PAPM 3000 and registration in the Communication Information Technology Policy specialization of the Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management, or permission of the School of Journalism and Communication.

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