POL305 Politics and the Media (8)
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Assumed Knowledge: POL1%% or HST1%% or SOC1%%
This subject is about the political impact of the mass media and their role and influence in Australian politics in the era of the information society. In particular, the subject addresses the relationship between corporations, individual journalists and government. Media ownership, the politics of regulation and election campaigns will be analysed.