Washington Center

Money, Message and Media

Credits: 
4
Instructor: 
Term or Semester: 
Day and Time: 
Thursdays, 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Quarter Dates: 
January 9 - March 12, 2020
Campus: 
UCDC
Course Number: 
UCLA Sponsored: Political Science 141E
Category: 
Quarter Elective
Description: 

This course will look at evolution of political communication, from broadcast journalism and political parties/ advertising to messaging by the candidates.  The quarter will also examine the impact of social media and role of outside interest groups.  In addition, we will examine the historical context of political journalism and modern campaigns from Post-World War 2 through the present.  The course will also study candidate recruitment, the debate process, and financing, to better understand the complexities of America’s political system.

Draft Syllabus

Course ID: 
UCDC15003W20