Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

JN207/MX207
Journalism and Democracy
0.5 Credit

This course probes the historical, social and political foundations of journalism's democratic mission with special attention to contemporary challenges facing the medium and its democratic goals. Students will read key texts in political theory, political economy and communications studies, and debate what "democracy" means, and deliberate what constitutes a free and democratic press. (Cross-listed as MX207.)

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
JN101/MX101 or 2 100 level CT courses.
Exclusions
MX207.