Courses: Politics and the Mass Media (POLSB251001)

Fall 2012

Class Number: 1374
A consideration of the mass media as a pervasive fact of U.S. political life and how they influence American politics. Topics include how the media have altered American political institutions and campaigns, how selective attention to particular issues and exclusion of others shape public concerns, and the conditions under which the media directly influence the content of political beliefs and the behavior of citizens. Prerequisite: one course in political science, preferably POLS 121.
Div: I; Haverford: Social Science (SO)
Enrollment Limit: 25;

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1374 Div: I; SO


Political Science (Web site)

Taught By



Bryn Mawr, CARP21

Meeting Times

TTH 9:45am-11:15am