Readings

  • Week 1 (June 24 – ) Is news coverage ‘biased?’ How?
  • Week 2 (July 1 –  ) Are some news stories ‘filtered?’
  • Week 3 (July 8 – ) Persuasion and propaganda
  • Week 4 (July 15 – ) Distraction and bait
  • Week 5 (July 22 – ) Outside the mainstream
  • Week 6 (July 29 – ) ‘Public Relations’
  • Week 7 (Aug 5 – ) Authority, power and subversion
  • Week 8 (Aug 12 – ) Age of Infotainment
  • Week 9 (Aug 19 – ) Astroturf and bullshit
  • Week 10 (Aug 26 – ) Now what??
  • See calendar of important dates