2017-2018 University Catalog 
    
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JOUR 268 - News Media, Race and Ethnicity


Credits: 3

Prerequisite: At least sophomore standing. This course examines how the news media cover race and ethnicity. How accurate is the portrayal of racial and ethnic groups? How do news media deal with clichés, ignorance and fear when it comes to differences? Do they offer a comprehensive and contextual view? The course highlights some of the best examples of reporting on race and ethnicity and how such reporting delves into the complexity of culture that can educate and surprise. Colón.




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