Department of Sociology

SOC315 SOCIOLOGY OF MASS COMMUNICATION

Course Code: 2320315
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(4-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. AYŞE NUR SAKTANBER
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

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Course Content

An examination of mass communication theories. Discussion on the mass media of communication and their role as social institutions; content, audience and the effect of the mass media. The functions of communications media in the formation of public opinion, cultural values and social control. Analysis of examples from both early studies and current research.

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