20 Credits AUTUMN



Aims/Description: This module approaches journalism from the point of those who do not always have a voice in the mainstream media, yet have created publications that have had a profound effect on how the mainstream media has developed. It will define and examine the alternative media and discuss its relevance and role in the early 21st century. It will examine case studies of alternative publications, explain the history and impact of alternative media and analyse its news values

Restrictions on availability: Only available to students in the Department of Journalism

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Essay (2,000 words), Case study

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