This course acquaints students with the historical development of media in Israel, from its former monopolistic structure towards its current highly competitive, fragmented system.
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This course acquaints students with the historical development of media in Israel, from its former monopolistic structure towards its current highly competitive, fragmented system. We will discuss issues unique to Israel's media environment, including the media's role in nation-building, collective memory, social integration, public diplomacy, and intercultural communication.
Number of credits: 3
How You Will Learn and Work
This is a Global Classrooms Signature Course. This course will be taught asynchronous with four synchronous sessions to be held in conjunction with the Ashkelon Academic University in Israel.
General Education Credits
College of Arts and Humanities
Prerequisites & Restrictions
Elie Friedman is currently a Lady Davis post-doctoral fellow and an associate research fellow at the Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, both at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is also an adjunct lecturer at University of Maryland, Bar-Ilan University, Netanya Academic College and Hadassah Academic College. His research interests include political discourse in national and international contexts with an emphasis on public diplomacy and media studies. He has recently published in International Journal of Communications (Friedman, Kampf, and Balmas), Critical Discourse Studies, and has a monograph forthcoming at Routledge Press (Friedman and Gavriely-Nuri).