Academic Catalog 2022–2023

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ENG282 Language and the Media

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This course examines the structure and use of language in various print and digital media texts such as newspaper articles, blogs, e-mails, Instant Messages (IMs), and Facebook posts. The course emphasizes the importance of studying media discourse in its socio-political and historical context and investigates how the language used in the media affects our knowledge and interpretation of phenomena and events. 

Prerequisite: ENG102