COM5010 - Communications, convergence and public policy
12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Arts
City (Melbourne) First semester 2008 (Day)
The unit analyses the convergence media in terms of its effects on government policy, the shift from cultural to creative industries policy, the structure of the public sphere, the aesthetics of media production and commercial organisation structure. Case studies are drawn upon from Australia, South and East Asian and European countries in order to illustrate these developments.
Upon completion of this unit students are expected to demonstrate an ability to:
First Essay (3,500 words): 40%; Second essay (3,500 words): 40%; Seminar presentation (2,000 words): 20%
2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week