Instructor:    Bill Grigsby
Date(s):          Fri  Apr 21 (7 pm–10 pm), Sat  Apr 22 (9 am–5 pm)
Location:      Blue Mountain Community College, Pendleton (Morrow 208)
Contact:        bgrigsby@eou.edu
 
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. 2017. Censored 2017. NY: Seven Stories Press.
  • Richard Paul and Linda Elder. 2006. How to Detect Media Bias and Propaganda. Tomales, CA: Foundation for Critical Thinking.