Instructor:    Bill Grigsby
Date(s):          Fri  Jan 15 (7 pm–10 pm), Sat  Jan 16 (9 am–5 pm)
Location:      EOU Main campus, La Grande, Ack 210
Contact:        bgrigsby@eou.edu; 541.962.3591
 

Course description: Examines the commercial and alternative news media, how political bias is expressed and news is filtered, the pervasiveness of propaganda techniques employed within and outside the news media, and alternative, non-commercial news models. Link to syllabus.

Soc 344 fulfills Social Science and Culture (SSC) for gen-ed.

Texts:

  • Mickey Huff, Andy Lee Roth, Project Censored. 2015. Censored 2016. NY: Seven Stories Press.
  • Richard Paul and Linda Elder. 2006. How to Detect Media Bias and Propaganda. Tomales, CA: Foundation for Critical Thinking.