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Spring 2019
Nov 22, 2019
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WRPR 0206 - Narratives in News Media
*Narratives in News Media* In this course we will consider questions such as: What linguistic strategies do the news media use to craft compelling stories? What are the dominant narratives at play about national and global social issues, and how are some journalists working to counter those narratives? We will employ Critical Discourse Analysis as a central framework, reading theoretical and empirical work by linguists such as Teun van Dijk, as well as from sociologists and political scientists. We will engage with “On the Media” and other podcasts, TED talks, documentaries such as Outfoxed (2004), and online magazines. Students will write for a variety of audiences. 3 hrs. lect./disc.
0.000 OR 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 OR 1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 TO 2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Discussion, Lecture

Interdisciplinary Division
Writing and Rhetoric Program Department

Course Attributes:
CW, SOC


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