COM 1030: Mass Communications and Society


A history and explanation of the technological, economic, and legal relationships between mass communication and popular culture. Magazines, newspapers, movies, radio, television, and music are examined along with types of media control, advertising, public relations, and changing technologies.


  1. Explain the communication process and how the media uses this process.
  2. Discuss the history of each communication medium.
  3. Analyze how the Internet has changed the delivery method of each communication medium.
  4. Elaborate on the related fields of advertising, public relations, and economics.




Media essentials: A brief introduction (Rev: 5th ed.)

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's (2020)
Author: Campbell, R., Martin, C. R., Fabos, B., & Harmsen, S.
ISBN: 9781319208172
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