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COMMUNICATION

COMM-546
Foreign Policy and the Press (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

(BJ, PJ) (MS) The role of the American news media in the coverage of foreign policy issues. Philosophical issues include whether freedom of the press is adequately exercised in the foreign policy field and whether the national media sometimes serve as propagandists for the United States government. Students should be prepared to engage in adversarial debates over key issues. Usually offered every spring. Prerequisite: minimum 2.5 GPA.