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GOVT-461 Politics in the Television Age (3) Course Level: Undergraduate

Politics in the Television Age (3) The relationship between television and American politics. Includes the concept of news; the changing role of television; the politics of newsmaking; the election campaign and the emergence of the political consultant; "tele-diplomacy"; and research tools for analyzing television news. Prerequisite: GOVT-110. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.