Examination of contemporary issues in mass communication within the European Union, primarily through the examination of the mass media institutions of select EU nations. The 2017 iteration of the course takes place in England and Ireland. Mass media governance, content production, distribution, and regulation, and the influence of political, economic, and social forces on media content, consumption patterns, and social movements. Principles and practices of radio reporting and audio production, and production and publication of interactive multimedia content. Seminar, discussion, studio and field media production, and field study.
Prerequisite: Fall semester prior to JT'17 departure, students will be required to enroll and participate in the IDST 098 Orientation to International Study (1 credit).
Faculty: Professor Michael Huntsberger
Fees: Program Fee: $5000 Estimated Air: $1500
LC: IS or GP