COAS | Media Bias in U.S. Politics
S104 | 0109 | Wagner

Seminar 0109 2:30-3:45P TR

Important responsibilities for citizens in a democracy are finding and evaluating information. In the wake of the 2000 elections and September 11th, anyone who thinks these skills are unimportant should be smacked upside the head with a banjo.More Americans claim to get the bulk of their news from television. A critical thinker might wonder, “is that a good thing or a bad thing?” In the most general sense, that is what we are after. In this class, we will ask three key questions, dividing our time into, you guessed it, three different parts: