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Journalism and Communication (JOUR)

School of Journalism and Communication
Faculty of Public Affairs

JOUR 4307 [0.5 credit]

Gender, Diversity and the Journalist

Using theoretical and textual analysis, this course examines the roles that social concepts of gender have played in several of the following: journalism history, journalistic expression and professional practice, professional status, cultural representations and expectations of the journalist, and the alternative or specialized media.
Prerequisite: third- or fourth-year B.J. (Honours) standing, or permission of the School.
Seminar three hours a week.

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