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GOVT-469Media and Political Intervention: Vietnam to Iraq (3)
Course Level: Undergraduate
This course explores media's impact on the political decisions of the United States to intervene militarily in Vietnam, Grenada, Panama, Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq. The class examines the relationship between policy makers and journalists to determine how they use and/or help one another to achieve their respective objectives, and the role of public opinion. Usually offered every spring. Prerequisite: junior or senior standing, and minimum 2.5 GPA.