WRR301H1: Contemporary Issues and Written Discourse: Rhetoric and the Print Media

Hours

36S

Previous Course Number

INI301H1

Examines how the language and rhetoric of print media shape social issues. Rhetorical strategies at work in the media reporting of such controversial issues as international crises and military actions are examined. The construction of the columnists persona and the role of editorials are also examined.

Prerequisite
Completion of 4.0 credits
Exclusion
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)
Mode of Delivery
In Class