National University

JRN360 Freedom of the Press: A Journ

Lead Faculty: Dr. Sara-Ellen L. Amster Ph.D

Course Description

This course is a study of how movies portray journalists in popular culture, historically, and continuing to the present. Students will view, analyze, and discuss the role of journalists in a variety of films that dramatically illustrate the journalist as hero or villain, raise important First Amendment issues and show how corporate pressures impact journalists, the media and the public.

Learning Outcomes

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