Faculty of Arts


FTVMS 313

Sites of Contest: Media, Sport and Culture


Description

Although this course has a strong academic focus there are also opportunities for students to participate in television production and engage in primary research in the field of media sport. In the television studio, students interview leading sports broadcasters, athletes and media professionals on a wide range of media sport issues for the course's own media sport programme, "Full Credit". Throughout the semester, the course considers issues of local, national and global culture. It scrutinises the increasingly close and contested relationship between sport and the media, analysing the media institutions that are producing sport, the way sport is presented in media texts and the role of the media audience.

Availability 2012

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Margaret Henley

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

FTVMS 313: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points from FTVMS 200-214, 216-222


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