This class analyzes media discourses, including news media and social media, about prominent cases of pollution, clean up, or other issues related to the environment in an Asian country, such as China. Through such analysis, this class explores the relationships among the media, government, public, and environmental groups within the context of that particular country. It provides a close look at the country's environmental issues and how various social forces contest over the discourse of the issues. (Offered every other year.) Prerequisite: COMM 1301 or Consent of instructor
3 credits
Upper Division
The Capacities | Global Awareness
The Interdisciplinary Clusters | Ecological Civilization in Asia