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Checkpoint: Third week in the semester

It is already the third week of the semester at Flagler College. Some of the topics we’ve covered in Introduction to Mass Communication class include:

  • Television, radio, movies, video games, magazines, online content and other media is pervasive and has a huge impact on our lives. We Americans spend 60 percent of our waking hours consuming media content. See notes.
  • Digital technology and the Internet have triggered a seismic shift in mass media. See Did You Know 4.0.
  • The American economy may be experiencing what Jeff Jarvis calls “a Great Restructuring.” See notes.
  • The impact of Google on our lives. See notes.
  • Today we’ll be talking about books in the Internet age. See notes.

COM 208: Midterm review

Scene from Biketoberfest 2011

The midterm exam is scheduled for 9 a.m. Wednesday. Links to lecture notes are below: