Communication Studies (COMM ST)
COMM ST 105 - Conspiracy Theories, Media, and Middle East
Lecture: Lec 1
Class ID: 024330130
Class Website: https://moodle2.sscnet.ucla.edu/course/view/171C-COMMST105-1
Open: 965 of 999 Left
Rolfe Hall Room 3126
Final Exam Information
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Lecture, three hours. Background knowledge of Middle East not required. Through mass and digital media, conspiracy theories reshape politics and society around world. Although globally widespread, they find particularly fertile ground in Middle East. Definition, identification, and analysis of conspiracy theories as they appear in media of Muslim societies. Interdisciplinary approach to question of what conspiracy theories tell about relationship between media and society in Middle East. Case studies, such as conspiracies about 9/11, to be taken from Middle Eastern media sources in English translation. P/NP or letter grading.
General Education (GE)
This class does not satisfy any GE requirements.
This class does not satisfy the undergraduate Writing II requirement.
This class does not satisfy any College/School diversity requirement.
- College of Letters and Science
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