This course introduces the history, purpose, channels, content, technologies, policy, and regulation of international communications systems. Issues covered include: differences in media infrastructure between nations and regions; international trends in the development, appropriation and governance of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and media industries; patterns in international news, entertainment and information flows, and the emergence of global communication in historical perspective. It also examines a survey of the social forums such as Face book, Twitter, MySpace, etc. and how they affect communication.
CSK 2113: GLOBALISATION AND EMERGING COMMUNICATION MEDIA