POL470H1: Media & Politics


Technological change transformed the way politics is reported by journalists. This course introduces students to debates at the intersection of media and politics in Western democracies. Topics include the changing information environment, framing and priming effects, agenda setting, media bias, and the rise of social and partisan media, and misinformation.

2.0 credits in POL/ JPA/ JPF/ JPI/ JPR/ JPS/ JRA courses, POL222H1/ POL242Y5/ POLC78H3
POL410H1 (Topics in Comparative Politics III - Media and Politics) Taken in Fall 2021 (LEC0101), Fall 2022 (LEC0101), POL369Y5
Social Science
Society and its Institutions (3)