COM8004 - Media in Greater China

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Media and Communication
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The course aims to investigate communication in the Greater China area and under different political and economic context, the interplay of culture, politics and economy that influence how communication in Chinese is performed through various channels. It examines such issues as cultural traditions and communication, evolution of freedom of expression, political economy of the mass media industry, the interaction between the media and society, the impact of the new media, and the relationship between the media and the state. It trains students to analyze communication in Chinese from various theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches.   

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
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