Readings

  • Week 1 (Jun 21 – ) Is news coverage ‘biased?’ How?
  • Week 2 (Jun 28 –  ) Are some news stories ‘filtered?’
  • Week 3 (Jul 5 – ) Persuasion and propaganda
  • Week 4 (Jul 12 – ) Distraction and bait
  • Week 5 (Jul 19 – ) Outside the mainstream
  • Week 6 (Jul 26 – ) ‘Public Relations’
  • Week 7 (Aug 2 – ) Authority, power and subversion
  • Week 8 (Aug 9 – ) Age of Infotainment
  • Week 9 (Aug 16 – ) Astroturf and bullshit
  • Week 10 (Aug 23 – ) Now what??
  • See calendar of important dates