Focusing on television, documentary and new media, this unit explores the role of technology in shaping politics, political campaigning, and American society. The unit also examines contemporary debates in American journalism and the changing nature of media in the US and the world.
Taught in Winter School, 2019
10% tutorial participation
40% 2 x critical reviews (800 words each)
40% research paper (3000 words)
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George HW Bush may have been the most underrated US president since Harry Truman, and like the haberdasher from Missouri, probably deserves to be elevated in the judgement of history beyond contemporary assessment...