Summer 2023 Courses

This page shows all courses currently scheduled for Summer Session 2023. Courses will be continued to be added until March, so check back regularly. For complete course details and enrollment information, click on the course in the listing below, or check the Student Administration system.

2010. Journalism in the Movies

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Viewing and analysis of motion pictures featuring journalistic themes; journalistic history, ethics, legal issues, contrasting forms of media, and other issues. CA 1.

Last Refreshed: 24-MAR-23 AM
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Session Campus Term Class Number Instruction Mode Instructor Section Schedule Location Enrollment Notes
SS1 Storrs Summer 2023 1584 Distance Learning 10 3/25 Prerequisites: None. Open to all majors. Students will watch and discuss motion pictures with journalism themes. Many of the films are about important cases in journalism, U.S. and international history. Others are fictional representations of journalistic stories and scenarios. Themes from the films that will be examined include: the nature of news, historical development of the press, journalism ethics and law, diversity in the news, newsroom dynamics and relationships, and the fields of broadcast and investigative journalism. The course satisfies a General Education requirement for history (CA-1).